What is Eastern Equine Encephalitis?

What is Eastern Equine Encephalitis? The Tennessee Department of Agriculture recently confirmed a case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in west Tennessee.  Eastern and Western Encephalitis and West Nile Virus are transmitted by mosquitoes and, in rare instances, other bloodsucking insects.  Of these, EEE is the most virulent in horses, causing a mortality rate of […]

Reducing the Risk of West Nile

Summer is the time of year when mosquitoes are in full swing. Several diseases that are transmitted by these pesky insects come to mind including Eastern and Western Equine Encephalomyelitis and West Nile Virus (WNV). Since first being recognized in the US in 1999, West Nile Virus has posed a serious threat to horses and […]