WNV, EEE Found in Massachusetts Mosquitoes

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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MPH) announced Aug. 10 that Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus and West Nile virus (WNV) have been detected in mosquitoes in Bristol, Norfolk, and Suffolk counties.

According to the MPH statement, there have been five positive mosquito samples for EEE so far this year, compared with 50 positive samples at this time last summer.

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