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.
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.