EEE Threat

New York News
1:55 pm
Sun September 14, 2014

Horse In CNY Euthanized; EEE Blamed


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

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4:15 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Vermont Says EEE Threat Reduced, But Not Eliminated

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.

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.

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.

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