EEE Detected in Massachusetts Mosquitoes

A mosquito sample collected July 4 in Raynham, Mass., tested positive for Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), the first sign of the virus this year, state health officials said Friday (July 6).

There have been no human (or equine) cases of the disease so far.

Officials said while the virus is appearing earlier than usual, overall mosquito numbers are down for this time of

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