6 expert tips to protect yourself from mosquito-born EEE virus

Tarrah Gibbons
October 03, 2019 - 1:56 pm
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Amid rising concerns over the EEE (eastern equine encephalitis) virus, RADIO.COM brought in an infectious diseases expert to explain how to best to protect yourself. Dr. Robert Glatter from Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City said the virus is a rare, life-threatening virus that can cause permanent brain damage. It is a dangerous mosquito-born illness that has caused deaths across the United States. Glatter said the best way to prevent infection from EEE is to prevent mosquito bites.

Here are some ways to protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites.

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