Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Eastern equine encephalitis virus poses emergent threat, say NIAID officials

(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) 2019 has been a particularly deadly year in the U.S. for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne illness. As of November 12, 36 confirmed cases of EEE had been reported by eight states; 13 of these cases were fatal. In new commentary, NIAID officials describe the eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV), current research efforts, and the need for a national strategy to address the growing threat of EEEV and viruses spread by mosquitoes and ticks.