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  • EEE update in Maine
    Update on Eastern equine encephalitis in Maine
    Another horse has died from Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in Maine, according to public health officials. That horse had been stabled in Fairfield.While the director of the Maine Center for Disease Control, Dr. Sheila Pinette, would not...
  • North Carolina tallies its 12th horse death this season
    Eastern equine encephalitis has killed another horse in North Carolina
    Mosquitoes have done their damage in North Carolina this year. To make matters worse, moquitoes have struck down yet another horse with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).The deadly mosquitoes that are infected with EEE have made the most of the...
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis - chart of virus transmission
    Experts consider spraying this late for EEE-infected mosquitoes is ineffective
    Most experts on mosquitoes and the viruses they harbor agree that spraying now is too late in the season. Superintendent of Plymouth County Mosquito Control Anthony Texeira admonishes the population in Massachusetts and adjacent states to be extra...
  • EEE infects a horse in the State of Delaware - horse was put down
    State of Delaware reports horse was euthanized due to EEE
    The report comes to the press from Department of Agriculture officials that a horse was put down in Sussex County, Delaware, due to positive test findings for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).The horse was a young animal – a yearling filly ...
  • Maine [Oxford County] horse euthanized due to EEE
    Maine horse euthanized due to EEE
    Reporting on another horse death due to EEE in a New England state -A horse in Oxford County in Maine became very ill and tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Since the EEE virus can prove deadly and horses may be seriously...
  • EEE kills horse in Vermont
    Vermont horse is put down due to Eastern equine encephalitis
    At the end of August, a horse in the town of Highgate, Vermont, was euthanized because it had contracted the mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus and was quite ill. The Vermont Health Department confirmed that the horse was put...
  • Mosquitoes infect horses with EEE
    Kentucky reports horse death from Eastern Equine Encephalitis
    A report [prepared by E.S. Rusty Ford, Equine Programs Manager in the Office of State Veterinarian of Kentucky] has been provided via the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners. Following are condensed and edited portions of the report.On...
  • New Hampshire wary of horse EEE but not yet concerned
    New Hampshire wary of horse EEE but not yet concerned
    State of New Hampshire officials are well aware that a second horse died in western Massachusetts from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Still, they are not too concerned at this time.The infected horse was from Belchertown, Massachusetts and was...
  • Connecticut mosquito sampling is positive for eastern equine encephalitis
    Connecticut mosquito sampling confirmed positive for eastern equine encephalitis
    This is a first for Connecticut during the 2012 season – Connecticut’s Mosquito Management Program announced that a mosquito sample has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE).The positive results were discovered in a...
  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus
    Vermont man dies from Eastern Equine Encephalitis
    Just a few days after Vermont health officials reported the first cases of human infection with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), they now report the first fatality from from the mosquito-borne virus.According to a WCAX.com Burlington report...
  • Protect your horse from mosquito-borne illness with roper vaccinations and a clean environment. Remove all standing water from bird baths, gutters and low-lying areas.
    Three N.J. horses infected with mosquito-borne diseases
    The New Jersey Department of Agriculture reported today that within the past two weeks three New Jersey horses have been found infected with either Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) or West Nile virus (WNV) . A 25-year-old gelding from Monmouth...
  • Horses near water
    EEE continues to plague upstate NY - horse death in Camden
    EEE (Eastern Equine Encephalitis) continues to plague upstate NY, including the Utica/Rome area. The Oneida County Health Department has announced the death of another horse in the county - this time from Camden. Two additional horses in the...
  • Mosquito
    Mosquito spraying this weekend for Oswego County
    Oswego County Health Department announced that it will be spraying for mosquitoes now. Spraying will start this weekend, depending on the weather.For Saturday evening, the plan is to spray Big Bay/Toad Harbor Swamp area located on the north shore...
  • Mosquito borne viruses showing up in upstate NY
    EEE strikes again - a young girl this time
    The entire upstate NY community offers sincere sympathy to the family in New Haven, NY who lost a young daughter to EEE (Eastern Equine Encephalitis).EEE is primarily a disease of birds - a virus. The virus is spread by mosquitoes. While many...
  • mosquito
    Mosquitoes pose a threat to Michigan residents, pets and livestock.
    It’s been a wet spring and early summer in southeast Michigan and mosquito populations have soared. Mosquitoes need water to breed and this year there are few places in Michigan where they can’t find plenty. While mosquitoes swarming...