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Everything you need to know about deadly EEE

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Health officials say EEE is one of the most dangerous mosquito-borne diseases in the United States.

An average of 7 human cases are reported in the country annually, but 2019 has seen far more in what health officials are calling an outbreak.

  • Jason Carr hosted a live discussion Tuesday morning with Dr. Frank McGeorge. Watch above.

Here are the key points:

What is EEE?

EEE in Michigan

How to protect yourself from EEE

  • Apply insect repellents.
  • Wear long-sleeved shirts.
  • Use window and door screens.
  • Eliminate mosquito breeding sites by emptying water from buckets, kiddie pools and tires.

Parts of nation see worst outbreak...in more than a half-century [article]


About the Authors:

Brian Newlin

Brian is an Associate Producer for ClickOnDetroit. He graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn with a degree in Journalism and Screen Studies.