September 08, 2019

WesternMass News: State senators urge federal officials for more research on EEE virus

Now with the threat of EEE in the Bay State rising, state senators are speaking up to bring change.

Senators Markey and Warren are pressing health officials for additional research on EEE, a deadly disease that is still surrounded by questions.

The total number of human cases of the Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Massachusetts has risen to 7 after officials confirmed two new human cases of EEE with the latest being a 5-year-old girl from Sudsbury, who had just started kindergarten.

Read the full article on the WesternMass News website here.

By:  Morgyn Joubert and Sabrina Reilley
Source: Western Mass News