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Michigan resident infected with rare, deadly mosquito-borne virus

A Michigan resident has been infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a dangerous mosquito-borne virus that can quickly turn fatal, state health officials announced. EEE is one of the more dangerous mosquito-borne diseases in the United States, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) report, with a 33 percent fatality rate. Many survivors of the illness can be ...

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What to know about the deadly Eastern equine encephalitis virus found in Atlanta

The DeKalb County health department recently announced that a mosquito in the area tested positive for the deadly Eastern equine encephalitis virus, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. “It’s a very serious illness if it is to infect a person,” Ryan Cira, the environmental health director for the DeKalb Board of Health, told the AJC, though humans are rarely infected by the ...

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Take Care of Your Health: Prevent the Flu

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Take Care of Your Health: Prevent the Flu  myfox8.com Doctors warn you should get your flu shot much earlier this year  WSAW Health Officials Say Now is The Time to Get Your Flu Shot  whotv.com Full coverage Source link

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