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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 left with lasting brain damage.
The individual, from Allegan County, was hospitalized with the disease in late August.
The article goes on to state the following:
EEE is very rare in the U.S. with only a few cases reported across the country each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
@MichiganHHS 9/17/18 Press Release – “Michigan resident infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE): Health Officials Remind Michiganders to Protect Themselves Against Mosquito Bites” https://t.co/1XJyQfxqq9 pic.twitter.com/OzKpZdAJ9Z
— MI Prepares (@MIPrepares) September 17, 2018
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) said EEE is a dangerous disease that is spread by mosquitoes. It has a 33 percent fatality rate and can leave survivors with brain damage. https://t.co/IM0jUi4T4l
— WWMT-TV (@wwmtnews) September 17, 2018
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