Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Found in Lebanon
Just one month after West Nile was found in Lebanon, a case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been confirmed in town.Triple-E, which is spread by mosquitoes, was found in 30 pheasants at a local pheasant farm, according to a local selectmen. All of them have died. This is not the first time the virus has been found in Lebanon.On August 17th, West Nile Virus was found in mosquitoes in town.People older than 50 years old and less than 15 years old are more at risk of developing severe cases of Triple-E, according to health experts. However, most people bitten by an infected mosquito will not develop the disease.