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Ritchie Fight the Bite Card

Ritchie Fight the Bite Card

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STOP EEE
Eastern Equine Encephalitis
What is EEE?
EEE is a rare but serious viral disease spread bymosquitoes that can affect people and horses, andsometimes other livestock and dogs.
How common is EEE in people?
Up to 10 cases occur in the US annually; five in NYSsince 1971—all of them fatal. The risk is highest fromlate July through September, when mosquitoes aremost active.
Who is at risk of becoming infected with EEE?
Everyone, but people over 50 and younger than 15 areat greatest risk.
What are the symptoms?
Most people will not develop any symptoms. Severecases begin with the sudden onset of headache, highfever, chills, and vomiting. One-third of patients whodevelop EEE die, and many who survive have mild tosevere brain damage. 
Is there an EEE vaccine?
There is no human vaccine for EEE.(There is a vaccinefor horses only.) The best way to protect yourself is tokeep mosquitoes from biting you.
Senator Patty Ritchiewww.ritchie.nysenate.gov

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