Eastern Equine Encephalitis http://wamc.org en Tests Find More EEE Virus in Vt. Mosquito Pools http://wamc.org/post/tests-find-more-eee-virus-vt-mosquito-pools <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Health Department says tests have found more mosquito pools infected with the virus that causes the potentially deadly disease Eastern equine encephalitis. Sat, 31 Aug 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 72614 at http://wamc.org Tests Find More EEE Virus in Vt. Mosquito Pools Conn. Closing 2 Campgrounds, Mosquito Virus Found http://wamc.org/post/conn-closing-2-campgrounds-mosquito-virus-found <p>Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is closing two of its campgrounds in Pachaug State Forest after Eastern equine encephalitis was detected in human-biting mosquitoes.</p><p>DEEP announced Wednesday that overnight camping will be not be allowed at Mount Misery campground and the nearby Frog Hollow Horse Camp until further notice. Both camps are located in the Voluntown section of the state forest, the largest in Connecticut.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 11:23:08 +0000 Jaired Crofut 71970 at http://wamc.org Conn. Closing 2 Campgrounds, Mosquito Virus Found More EEE Found in VT Mosquitoes http://wamc.org/post/more-eee-found-vt-mosquitoes <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont Health Department says aerial spraying of a pesticide is planned in southern Addison County after Eastern equine encephalitis has been detected in more mosquitoes. Tue, 20 Aug 2013 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 71828 at http://wamc.org More EEE Found in VT Mosquitoes Mosquito Monitoring Programs Under Review in Vermont http://wamc.org/post/mosquito-monitoring-programs-under-review-vermont <p>Vermont officials are reviewing the state mosquito monitoring program following two deaths from a rare disease carried by the insects.<br> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48295 at http://wamc.org Mosquito Monitoring Programs Under Review in Vermont Vermont Says EEE Threat Reduced, But Not Eliminated http://wamc.org/post/vermont-says-eee-threat-reduced-not-eliminated <p>The Vermont Health Department says efforts to control mosquitoes in Brandon and Whiting are working, but it doesn't eliminate the threat of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.<br><br>Earlier this month the state used aircraft to spray pesticides in Whiting and Brandon and the number of mosquitoes captured in traps in the area has been cut in half.<br><br>But Health Commissioner Dr. Harry Chen says that while the risk of EEE infection in Vermont has been reduced, there is no way to kill enough mosquitoes to eliminate the threat.<br> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 20:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48047 at http://wamc.org Vermont Says EEE Threat Reduced, But Not Eliminated Vermont to Begin Aerial Mosquito Spraying After Death http://wamc.org/post/vermont-begin-aerial-mosquito-spraying-after-death <p>The Vermont Health Department is planning to begin aerial spraying as part of a broader effort to control mosquitoes in an area of Rutland and Addison counties where two people were sickened, and one person died, from the state's first cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.</p><p>On Wednesday the Health Department identified the person who died as Richard Hollis Breen, an 87-year-old Brandon man.</p><p>The death certificate released by the Health Department said Breen had been sick with the disease for five days before his death Tuesday at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 21:10:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 47208 at http://wamc.org Vermont to Begin Aerial Mosquito Spraying After Death Eastern Equine Encephalitis Causes One Death in Vermont http://wamc.org/post/eastern-equine-encephalitis-causes-one-death-vermont <p>One of two people in Vermont infected with the mosquito-borne virus Eastern Equine Encephalitis has died.<br>The Vermont Health Department says 87-year-old Richard H. Breen of Brandon, who once served as head of the Vermont Principals' Association, is the state's first victim of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 47168 at http://wamc.org Eastern Equine Encephalitis Causes One Death in Vermont