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Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis

Other Names: Sleeping Sickness, Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis (EEE), Eastern Encephalitis, Eastern Equine Encephalitis
Eastern equine encephalomyelitis is a mosquito-borne viral infection that can cause severe encephalitis in horses and humans.

Disease Agents

  • Togaviridae Alphavirus

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