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.
It’s that time of year again. The sun is out and ready to go, but unfortunately so are the mosquitoes! As you already know, you can’t run or hide from these bad boys. So, how do we help protect our homes and loved ones from mosquitoes? Cape Cod Mosquito Squad has the solution to this pesky (and itchy) problem!
If you’re not familiar with the mosquito species Anopheles, you might want to learn about it. The species of mosquito known as Anopheles quadrimaculatus is responsible for the spread of a virus known as Mayaro virus, or MV, which is similar to malaria.