First EEE Case in Alabama

According to a July 3 report from the Mobile Register, a horse in Baldwin County, Ala. died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in late June. This was Alabama's first case of EEE for 2004.

EEE is a mosquito-borne disease that causes clinical signs much like those seen with West Nile virus infection, including behavioral changes, ataxia, loss of muscle mass, diminished energy

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