With tag: eee_virus
Second Horse Contracts EEE
By Amy Kolb Noyes
health officials are warning people who live in Pittsford and the surrounding
communities that they may be at increased risk for contracting eastern equine
encephalitis, or EEE.
EEE Concerns Continue
By Nina Keck
Mosquito born illnesses, like
Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus are on the rise across the
country. The deaths this month of two Vermonters from Eastern Equine
Encephalitis have heightened concern about such illnesses here in Vermont.
Brandon Man Becomes Victim Of EEE
The Vermont Health Department is planning to begin
aerial spraying as part of a broader effort to control mosquitoes in an area of
Rutland and Addison counties where two people were sickened, and one person died, from the state's
first cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
EEE Death In Vermont
One of the two
people in Vermont infected with eastern equine encephalitis has died.
EEE Cases Lead To Mosquito Spraying
Vermont's first two human cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis
have been identified in Rutland
and Addison counties. And
now state officials plan to spray pesticides from aircraft as a way to control
potentially dangerous mosquitoes.