Eastern Equine Encephalitis

WWJ News
October 05, 2019 - 12:45 pm
EEE has been confirmed in nine people, with four fatalities.
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Biting mosquito
WWJ News
October 02, 2019 - 11:18 pm
In addition to the human cases, at least 30 animals in more than a dozen counties also have died from the disease.
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aerial spraying
WWJ News
September 30, 2019 - 3:41 pm
The spraying is now expected to begin at dusk on Monday, Sept. 30, in a portion of the area designated as high-risk:
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horse
WWJ News
September 30, 2019 - 3:24 pm
"Although EEE is very rare, as public schools we recognize the importance of working with the Health Department to reduce the risk of EEE exposure."
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aerial spraying
WWJ News
September 27, 2019 - 1:11 pm
The pesticide being used is Merus 3.0 which is an organic pesticide containing 5 percent pyrethrin.
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photo: Binder Park Zoo
WWJ News
September 26, 2019 - 6:48 am
Two endangered animals are the latest victims of Eastern equine encephalitis.
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Mosquito biting
WWJ News
September 20, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Signs of EEE include the sudden onset of fever, chills, body and joint aches which can progress to a severe encephalitis, resulting in headache, disorientation, tremors, seizures and paralysis.
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Mosquito bite to the neck
WWJ News
September 17, 2019 - 4:27 pm
The new cases expand the geographic area affected by human EEE cases to include Barry, Cass and Van Buren counties, along with previously identified cases in Kalamazoo and Berrien counties.
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Getty Images
WWJ News
September 06, 2019 - 7:39 pm
The best way to prevent eastern equine encephalitis is to take personal precautions to avoid mosquito bites.
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Savanah Dehart
Savanah Dehart (Credit: Kerri Lynn Dooley‎ via Facebook)
WWJ News
August 29, 2019 - 1:22 pm
She was put on a feeding tube and ventilator to keep her alive while doctors treat her illness.
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