More human cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Massachusetts, USA (update)

So far this year, there have been 7 reported cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Massachusetts. The most recent case occurred in Plymouth County. Two people have died. While the risk of becoming infected with EEE is low, travellers can minimize any risk by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Encephalitis.

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