Second Horse Contracts EEE

Vermont health officials are warning people who live in Pittsford and the surrounding communities that they may be at increased risk for contracting eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE.

EEE Concerns Continue

Mosquito born illnesses, like Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus are on the rise across the country. The deaths this month of two Vermonters from Eastern Equine Encephalitis have heightened concern about such illnesses here in Vermont.

Brandon Man Becomes Victim Of EEE

The Vermont Health Department is planning to begin aerial spraying as part of a broader effort to control mosquitoes in an area of Rutland and Addison counties where two people were sickened, and one person died, from the state’s first cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

EEE Death In Vermont

One of the two people in Vermont infected with eastern equine encephalitis has died.

EEE Cases Lead To Mosquito Spraying

Vermont’s first two human cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been identified in Rutland and Addison counties. And now state officials plan to spray pesticides from aircraft as a way to control potentially dangerous mosquitoes.