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EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS

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New Bedford, Freetown To Spray Mosquitoes After Detecting EEE

If you live in New Bedford or Freetown, you might want to close your windows overnight because there will be mosquito spraying across both communities.

08/06/2014

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Mosquitoes In Bridgewater Test Positive For EEE

Mosquitoes in Bridgewater have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, Mass. Department of Public Health announced on Friday.

07/18/2014

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Bug Spray: What’s Safe? What Works?

Summer is here and with it come the bugs – mosquitoes and ticks in particular. Bites from either can cause nasty illnesses. So what’s the best way to protect yourself?

06/16/2013

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New Human Cases Of EEE & West Nile Virus Confirmed In Mass.

Two more people have come down with mosquito-borne illnesses in Massachusetts.

09/13/2012

A swamp in Easton has become the focal point in the battle against EEE.

EEE Threat Reaches Critical Level Around Easton Swamp

The threat of mosquito dangers has taken in new urgency in Massachusetts with this year’s first reported human case of EEE in the state.

08/08/2012

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Mass. Man Treated For EEE Is State’s First Human Case Of 2012

Health officials are reporting the state’s first human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).

08/08/2012

Nickerson State Park in Brewster, MA.

Families Take Precautions After EEE Is Found On Cape Cod

Campers at the popular Nickerson State Park are taking precautions after a mosquito tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

07/30/2012

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EEE-Infected Mosquitoes Turn Up In Carver

A day after finding mosquitoes infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Easton, state officials say more have turned up in the town of Carver.

07/12/2012

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Mosquitoes In Easton Test Positive For EEE

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year.

07/11/2012

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New State Guidelines Could Lead To More Mosquito Spraying

State public health officials have issued new guidelines that could lead to more aerial spraying of mosquitoes to prevent the spread of eastern equine encephalitis.

06/06/2012

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