A mosquito caught in the Hampton reservoir in Hampton on August 12 has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) has released the latest mosquito trapping and testing results for the 2020 season.
The State of Connecticut’s Mosquito Management Program has confirmed a mosquito trapped in Stonington last week has tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). One expert says preventing the transmission of this virus is very different than preventing COVID-19.
Fourteen Connecticut towns now have mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus, according to the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.
On Thursday, U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal is announcing new information regarding ticks and mosquitoes in Connecticut. So far we know some good news – no mosquitoes have tested positive for the EEE virus yet this season.
Sophia Garabedian had been dealing with a persistent fever and painful headache when her parents found her unresponsive in her bed one morning last fall. Doctors ultimately diagnosed the then-5-year-old Sudbury, Massachusetts, resident with eastern equine encephalitis, a rare but severe mosquito-borne virus that causes brain swelling. Garabedian survived the potentially fatal virus after about […]
The state is now preparing for a possible spike in EEE come late summer.
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The recommendation to restrict outdoor activities to protect against the EEE virus has been lifted. The CT Department of Public Health and the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection made the announcement Thursday afternoon.
New Britain Mayor Erin Stewart announced Tuesday all evening activities in the city can now be scheduled past 6:00 p.m.