Eastern Equine Encephalitis: Massachusetts see high number of cases

By Robert Herriman @infectiousdiseasenews

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) has reported seven confirmed human Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infections to date.

This is the same as the annual average seen in the US annually.

And Massachusetts is not alone with cases and deaths reported in several states.

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