EEE Threat http://wamc.org en 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