Mosquitoes in Bridgewater have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus, Mass. Department of Public Health announced on Friday.
The EEE virus has claimed the life of an 85-year-old Weymouth woman.
Belmont, Waltham, Westport and Whitman have reported finding infected mosquitoes in their towns.
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Massachusetts health officials say two more human cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus have been confirmed, bringing the season total to 22.
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.
An East Boston man was hospitalized and released after contracting West Nile.
Charlene Manseau is the second person from Massachusetts to die of EEE.