The warmer weather means spring is finally here, but it also means mosquito season is around the corner. Public health officials in New England are urging horse owners to begin vaccinating their animals now for mosquito borne illnesses like West Nile Virus and the more serious Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
With approaching warmer temperatures, public health officials in the region are ramping up surveillance efforts to deal with mosquitoes carrying both West Nile and Eastern Equine Encephalitis, or E
The season for mosquito-borne illnesses in western Massachusetts is all but over after much of the region received a hard frost over the weekend.
The threat of the mosquito-bourne illnesses West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis have caused many communities in western Massachusetts to limit evening outdoor activities until the first
The third human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Massachusetts was confirmed Monday in Franklin County. The patient is under the age of eighteen, and is currently hospitalized.