Concern exists in the United States after government authorities Michigan State Department of Health (MDHHS) will report on the first human case this year of East Corner Encaphilitis (EEE), a life-threatening mosquito-borne virus.
Although the final results are expected by the weekend, the infected man has already tested positive in the first tests that were carried out. According to the authorities, this case would be added to the 22 confirmed diagnoses in horses.
"This alleged EEE case in a Michigan resident shows that it is an ongoing threat to the health and safety of the residents of the state, and calls for continued action to prevent exposure, including aerial spraying," said Joneigh. Khaldun, MDHHS chief medical officer and chief health officer.
Through a release, Michigan...