Mosquitoes

NH News
4:35 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Risk Level Raised After Ossipee Horse Tests Positive For E.E.E.

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Public health officials say a horse from Ossipee has tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis. A horse in Derry tested positive for the mosquito-borne disease last week. The most recent finding raises the risk level for the town of Ossipee from "remote" to "high." The surrounding towns of Tamworth, Madison, Freedom, Effingham, Wakefield, Brookfield, Wolfeboro, Tuftonborough and Moultonborough will increase to a "moderate" risk level.

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NH News
9:30 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Mosquito-borne Disease Evidence Prompts N.H. Towns To Spray

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Evidence of mosquito-borne diseases has been found in two more New Hampshire towns.

The Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) has been found in Newton and the West Nile virus has turned up in mosquitoes in Raymond.

Health officials said last week, EEE turned up in a mosquito batch in Sandown and a batch collected in Hampstead tested positive for West Nile virus. EEE was previously found in mosquitoes in Londonderry, Pelham and Kingston.

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