What to know about EEE, the mosquito-borne ailment, in Mass. this 12 months

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“We want to make sure we capture it when it initial emerges.”

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The mosquito-borne virus, Eastern Equine Encephalitis, superior acknowledged as EEE, is anticipated to make a return to Massachusetts this year.

Previous 7 days, crews throughout the state started their annual mosquito trapping and tests program on their way to sussing out the initially carriers of the sickness, condition epidemiologist Dr. Catherine Brown advised Boston.com on Thursday.

No carriers have been detected but. When accurately that will come about can naturally change, though state officials commonly see a confirmed EEE-carrying mosquito someday in advance of

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