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Transmission cycle of Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Transmission cycle of Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Vermont combats Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Vermont is working to prevent the spread of Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Two cases have been reported so far, both on the western side of the state. One man died from the disease Tuesday.

Aerial spraying of insecticide is scheduled to begin in Addison and Rutland counties on Thursday night between 8 to 11 p.m. The health department encourages people to stay inside during the spraying, and to protect themselves against mosquito bites.  Go to full article

The buzz on bug sprays

As you head out on the trail or just into the backyard for this holiday weekend, the bug dope probably won't be far away. For decades, bug sprays with DEET have been the most effective to keep those disease-carrying pests away. But there are some new repellants on the market and even more to come. Julie Grant has the buzz on bug sprays.  Go to full article

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