The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a central New York resident is the first person in the state and second in the country this year to be diagnosed with a potentially deadly mosquito-borne virus.

A horse in central New York has been euthanized after suffering with neurological symptoms associated with Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

One of two people in Vermont infected with the mosquito-borne virus Eastern Equine Encephalitis has died.
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.