EEE Advisory Issued in Tennessee

Tennessee animal health officials on alert for the return of West Nile virus are also on the lookout for the re-emergence of another mosquito-borne disease in the Southeast--Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE). Tennessee's first EEE case for 2003 was confirmed last week.

"Outbreaks of viral encephalitis in horses is a seasonal occurrence due to the prevalence of mosquitoes this time of

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