With the state reporting outbreaks of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis, North Andover moved its game against Silver Lake High School from Friday night to yesterday afternoon to limit players and spectators' exposure to mosquitoes.—Michael Kunzelman
The deadliest mosquito-borne viral infection is Eastern equine encephalitis, a disease of the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts that can strike people of all ages with a mortality rate of 30 percent to 50 percent.—Jane E. Brody
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Examples of eastern equine encephalitis in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebMassachusetts public health officials say there is a high risk for eastern equine encephalitis in six Worcester County communities after the virus was found in new mosquito samples.—Maeve Lawler, BostonGlobe.com, 14 Sep. 2023 State public health officials have detected eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time since 2020, the Department of Public Health said Friday.—Maria Elena Little Endara, BostonGlobe.com, 1 Sep. 2023 This week, Alabama reported two cases of eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, including one death.—Maia Pandey, NBC News, 25 Aug. 2023 Louisiana has reported one case of eastern equine encephalitis this year.—Meghan Bartels, Scientific American, 31 July 2023 Mosquitos in Bay County recently tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis, a deadly virus that can infect humans and animals.—Jenna Prestininzi, Detroit Free Press, 3 July 2023
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