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Eastern Equine Encephalitis: What to Know

Posted on September 27, 2019

Blog: National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a mosquito-borne virus that is rarely seen in humans. The mosquitoes that are frequently found to carry the virus usually feed on birds and live in freshwater hardwood swamps in sparsely populated areas. Occasionally, these mosquitoes transmit EEEV to humans and horses. Peak season ranges from July through September, […]

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