Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a disease caused by a virus generally spread to humans through the bite of a mosquito. EEE can cause severe illness and possibly lead to death.
Click below to listen to a recent Podcast on EEE from Infectious Disease Specialist Amy Jaworek, M.D.
EEE does not occur every year, but based on mosquito sampling, a high risk of occurrence of human cases currently exists in 2019.
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