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.
A Massachusetts man who contracted EEE has died. Health officials say the man in his 70s was admitted to the hospital in early August and died several days later.
State health officials are confirming a ninth human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts.
The number of mosquitoes found carrying EEE or West Nile has likely reached record levels in the state this year, according to state public health officials.