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EEE and WNV information

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is a rare but serious disease caused by a virus and spread through a bite from an infected mosquito. West Nile Virus (WNV) is a virus that can cause illness ranging from mild fever to more serious disease like encephalitis or meningitis, most commonly spread to people through a bite from an infected mosquito.
Please see the attached MDPH fact sheets below about these 2 viruses of concern and what steps can be taken to avoid exposure.