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Third human death related to EEE confirmed in CT

Two new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Connecticut were confirmed by the Department of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday. One patient is reported to have died, bringing the total death toll in the state to three this year.

Lawmakers urge agency not provide vaccination recommendation

A contingent of Republican state lawmakers says it’s “wholly inappropriate” for Connecticut’s Department of Public Health commissioner to weigh in on the contentious issue of whether the state should end its religious exemption for childhood vaccinations.

Connecticut flu cases on the rise

The Connecticut Department of Public Health reports that influenza activity in Connecticut is rising as the winter flu season ramps up.

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