Florida: Fewer Mosquitoes, Fewer EEE Cases

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Fifteen cases of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have been detected in Florida this year, prompting veterinarians to conclude that drought has been keeping mosquito numbers down. Typically, the state logs an average of 65 cases by the end of summer.

"This is certainly much lower than our average number," said Mike Short, DVM, equine programs manager for Florida's Division of Animal

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