The threat level for EEE has been raised to “critical” in Essex and Hamilton after the fifth case of EEE was confirmed in an Essex horse Monday.
Marshfield Health Department officials say a 7-year-old child diagnosed with EEE is recovering well.
Charlene Manseau is the second person from Massachusetts to die of EEE.
Massachusetts health officials say a sixth human case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in the state, and the 16th of West Nile virus.
Two more people have contracted mosquito-borne viruses in Massachusetts.
Two more people have come down with mosquito-borne illnesses in Massachusetts.
A girl under 18 was diagnosed with EEE in early September and is currently hospitalized.
Family members have identified a Worcester County man who died of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
A Worcester resident who was diagnosed with West Nile Virus in August has died.
A Beacon Hill woman was hospitalized with Boston’s first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus this year.