Mosquitoes

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from TRURO

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from TRURO

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus has been detected in mosquitoes from Truro, Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reports. The disease has already infected several people in Massachusetts. The young and elderly are both at a higher risk of serious complications if infected, and approximately 30 percent of people infected with EEE die.