Eastern Equine Encephalitis — United States
A laboratory testing has confirmed the 8th horse infected with Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus this year , the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said. The horse was stabled in Spencer in Worcester County, a community already considered at high risk for EEE, health officials said.
No change in risk levels is indicated. There are 35 communities now at critical risk, 53 at high risk, and 121 at moderate risk for the EEE virus in Massachusetts.
There have been 12 human