Michigan Officials Report First Case of EEE

Michigan Department of Agriculture officials have identified the state's first case of Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) for the 2007 season. A 2-year-old mare from Lapeer County tested positive for EEE at the Michigan State University Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health on Aug. 17.

EEE, or "sleeping sickness," is a mosquito-borne illness found in horses. Horses that develop

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