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Mosquito-borne viruses showing up in the Northeast USA

In West Nile Virus on November 2, 2010 at 10:48 am

West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis are making their annual appearances despite a hot, dry summer that has reduced mosquito populations in much of the Northeast.

West Nile virus is showing up in pools of mosquitoes and in people across the Northeast and across the nation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. There have been at least nine human cases of EEE, the CDC said, not including an EEE victim who died this week in upstate New York.

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