Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV)

Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a member of the genus Alphavirus, family Togaviridae. Other medically important alphaviruses found in the Americas include Western equine encephalitis virus (WEEV) and Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV). EEEV has a single-stranded, positive-sense... more
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Signs, Symptoms & Treatment For The EEEV Disease

Symptoms The incubation period for Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) disease (the time from infected mosquito bite to onset of illness) ranges from 4 to 10 days. EEEV infection can result in one of two types of illness, systemic or encephalitic (involving swelling of the brain, referred... more
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Mosquitoes In Easton Test Positive For EEE

BOSTON (CBS) – Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year. WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Doug Cope reports. The diseased turned up in a mosquito pool collected on July 9 in the town of Easton. As a result, the state officials have... more
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