Another EEE case confirmed in Massachusets Boy
Massachusets third human case of eastern equine encephalitis this year has been confirmed in a nine-year-old Middleborough boy.//
According to state health officials the boy is seriously ill and has been hospitalized. His parents identified him as John Fontaine.
Middleborough was i...
Season for West Nile Virus/EEE Reportings Begin; Mosquito Vacuum Helps Reduce Backyard Mosquito Population
...y 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Late summer and early fall
are prime seasons for the detection and reporting of mosquito-borne
illnesses like West Nile Virus and eee
by health departments and mosquito
control boards. (Editor's note: click here for a list of 2008 cases
reported in your area:
Fort Dodge's 'Mosquito Shot' Offers Convenient Protection Against Dangerous Mosquito-Borne Illnesses
...nly vaccine that protects
against West Nile virus, eee
and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis, plus
tetanus...cases, such as occurred in 2003, when 207 cases of eee
Florida, however, ...see horses infected with mosquito-borne illnesses. eee
diagnosed in 199 horses throughout the country...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts
...d that it's worth it to protect residents from the eee
virus, which has killed six people in Massachusett...tment of Public Health, said there are clusters of eee
roughly every dozen years, and one of those cluste...few as 10 to 20 percent of the people who contract eee
return to health, said DeMaria.
According to ...
For West Nile Virus: Prevention Is The Watchword
... such as Eastern equine encephalitis. Though rare, eee
kills nearly half of those who become infected. The most recent eee
epidemic was in North Carolina, where 26 cases were reported in 2003. This year four cases of eee
have been diagnosed in New Hampshire. Last year fo...