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Triple-E (EEE) Deserves Triple Coverage from Mosquito Squad of Central Mass

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE),  commonly called “Triple E” is a dangerous arbovirus that is commonly passed from bird to mosquito to horse, and less frequently from bird to mosquito to human. As we reported before, there are many more human…
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A distinction we don’t want in Massachusetts – highest number of human EEE cases

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is not something that is just a concern for horse owners and lovers. The potentially fatal disease can be spread to humans with a tremendously scary outcome. While rare in humans, EEE is one of the…
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‘Tis the season for Mosquito Borne disease in Central Mass

Did you know that through history mosquitoes have caused more human deaths than any other animal? It’s true. Being vectors of serious diseases makes the deadly mosquito scarier than sharks, bears, lions and other “dangerous” animals. The first case of…
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EEE! – Not Just A Sound You Make When Slapping A Mosquito

EEE is the acronym for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.  As the name suggests, horses are most at risk for becoming infected.  Although rare in humans, it can cause permanent disabilities.  If infected, one in three of us will succumb to it. …
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Central Massachusetts Is Alarming, But There Is A Bigger Threat Among Us

Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been in our news over the past few weeks. The third case of EEE this year was found in a Tyngsborough horse that died from the illness. The mosquito threat level in neighboring Chelmsford and Westford…
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Lions, Tigers and Bears Oh My! Is The Deadliest Animal Smaller Than A Fly?

The top ten deadliest animals in the world consist of Grizzly Bears, Crocodiles and African Lions.  Did you know that the mosquito is considered the top animal on the list?  Mosquitoes carry many life-threatening diseases all over the world.  The…
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Memorial Day Brings On The Season Of Pools And Out-Of-Control Mosquitoes

It’s Memorial Day! This day marks the beginning of warm weather and outdoor fun!  You have prepped the pool for the season and bought a couple extra pool toys for the kids. Finally, you jump in for a couple of…
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When You Are A Mosquito, Girls Control The World

Did you know that adult female mosquitoes are the only ones that will bite humans? The little ladies need protein from a blood meal to develop their eggs. Some female mosquitoes only prefer biting certain animals such as birds and…
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