Mosquitoes Test Positive For Deadly EEE Virus In ConnecticutThe state Health Department announced mosquitoes trapped in Stamford last week tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis, also known as EEE.
Mosquito-Borne Virus EEE Kills Third Person In Connecticut, Another Resident In Hospital For 5 Weeks“Sadly, this has been an unprecedented year for EEE activity in Connecticut,” said Dr. Matthew Cartter of the state’s Department of Public Health.
Mosquitoes Carrying Deadly Brain-Infecting Virus EEE Detected In 2 New York AreasAccording to health officials in both Rockland County and Long Island, local mosquitoes have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
Another Connecticut Resident Dies Of Brain-Infecting Mosquito Virus EEE, Officials Urge Caution When OutdoorsEEE is rare and serious illness transmitted to humans by a mosquito bite and had already killed at least at least eight people in the U.S. in 2019.
Connecticut Resident Dies From Brain-Infecting Mosquito Virus EEE, More Cases Reported In Tri-State AreaConnecticut’s Department of Public Health announced on Friday that an East Lyme resident died from Eastern Equine Encephalitis earlier this week.
2 More Cases Of Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus Diagnosed In New JerseyEEE is rare and serious illness transmitted to humans by a mosquito bite and has already killed at least three people in the U.S. this year.
New Jersey Town Finds Mosquitoes Carrying Deadly Brain-Infecting Virus, Pesticide Spraying BeginsSo far this year there are at least 20 human cases reported across six states – including Connecticut and New Jersey. Deaths have been reported in Michigan, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island.
Mosquitoes Carrying Deadly Brain-Infecting Virus Found In A Dozen Connecticut TownsThe Connecticut Department of Public Health says mosquitoes in 12 towns have already tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus.
Seen At 11: Warmer Weather May Mean Dangerous Bug BitesWarm weather could not get to the Tri-State Area soon enough, but higher temperatures also mean bug session has officially arrived.
Mosquito Danger Higher Than Usual In Connecticut This YearExperts warned this weekend that the hot weather in recent weeks could mean a greater insect problem this year in Connecticut.