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EEE virus found in north Westport mosquito

EEE virus found in north Westport mosquito

Add Westport to the growing list of southeaster Massachusetts towns where tests have revealed the presence of mosquito-borne viruses. Testing at a north Westport location has fond a positive mosquito result for the eastern equine encephalitis virus, the Westport Board of Health announced Wednsday. The mosquito species found is Culiseta melanoma which feeds almost exclusively

DEM confirms more EEE mosquitoes in north Tiverton

TIVERTON — The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced Monday that test results from one mosquito sample trapped on Sept. 24 in northern Tiverton have been confirmed positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).  The positive EEE finding was confirmed by testing performed at the Rhode Island Department of Health laboratory. Similar findings were reported for Tiverton

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