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Vt. officials await results of pesticide spraying

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MONTPELIER, Vt. -

Vermont officials expect to know by Wednesday the results of pesticide spraying in the fight against Eastern equine encephalitis.

The state brought in a company from Texas to spray from the air two nights last week, targeting mosquitoes in swampy areas of Brandon and Whiting. They were specifically looking to kill off a single species of mosquito that carries EEE. One Vermonter has died from EEE; another remains in critical condition after being bitten by an infected mosquito.

Click here for more on EEE from the CDC.

More on EEE from the Vt. Health Department, including information on the aerial spraying and a map of the area.

Click here for more on EEE from the Vt. Agriculture Agency.

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