Eastern Equine Encephalitis — United States
The 1st [human] case of the eastern equine encephalitis virus [EEEV] this year  has been reported in Catawba County, North Carolina.
Eastern equine encephalitis is better known as “EEE.” It is the 1st case reported in the Carolinas in 2019.
“EEE virus is a rare cause of brain infections. Only a few cases are reported in the United States each year,” according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. “Most occur in eastern or Gulf Coast states. Approximately 30% of people