There are several ways healthcare providers try to manage the symptoms of EEE.
State health officials are continuing to warn residents about the mosquito-borne eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus.
Mosquitoes in South Windsor have tested positive for EEE.
People are being urged to take extra precautions after two mosquito-related illnesses tested positive in parts of Connecticut.
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.
To calm people’s fears, organizers at The Portland Fair had several discussions with DEEP, local authorities and people who are running other Fall festivals. The town decided to spray the perimeter of the fairgrounds in addition to handing out the free bug spray.
Concerns about EEE are on the rise as the virus has now been detected in 25 communities across the state. The latest – in Stamford.
A second person has died after contracting the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus (EEE).
It may be the end of Summer, but more people could be coming in to buy insect repellent because the Ledge Light Health District says that more mosquitoes have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
The Connecticut Department of Agriculture announced that a second case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis was detected in a horse in Columbia on Friday.