BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that laboratory testing confirmed the fifth human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection, a female in her 60s who was exposed to EEE in Plymouth County. Exposure occurred in an area already known to be at elevated risk for EEE, so no change in the risk level is needed. Currently, four municipalities are at critical risk, 10 at high risk, and 17 at moderate risk for EEE in the Commonwealth.

 

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