One of two people with EEE virus in Kalamazoo County dies

Mosquito-borne virus called Eastern equine encephalitis

The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services said in a statement on Friday that the person was one of two in the county to contract the virus. (WDIV)
The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services said in a statement on Friday that the person was one of two in the county to contract the virus. (WDIV)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. – Officials in Kalamazoo County say a person who contracted a mosquito-borne virus called eastern equine encephalitis has died.

Mlive reports that the Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services said in a statement Friday that the person was one of two in the county to contract the virus.

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