Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Cases Reported In Mississippi

This week the Mississippi State Department of Health reported three new cases of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne virus, bringing the state's total to eight for the year. Three cases of West Nile virus (WNV) have also been confirmed in Mississippi horses this year, according to the state's Web site.

The state’s health department confirmed reports of EEE cases in George, Jackson, Jones, Marion, Perry, and Stone Counties, and WNV cases in Calhoun and Rankin Counties.

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