Stamford mosquitos test positive for EEE

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The Greenwich Department of Health has issued a warning after mosquitoes in New Canaan and Easton tested positive for West Nile virus.

 

Mosquitos in Stamford have tested positive for the deadly eastern equine encephalitis virus. 

The State of Connecticut’s Mosquito Management Program announced the new findings Thursday.

Officials say mosquitos trapped in Stamford on Sept. 23 tested positive for EEE.

This is the first time mosquitoes in Stamford have tested positive for the deadly virus.

Three Connecticut residents have already died as a result of EEE, according to the state's Department of Public Health.

 

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