With Legislative Session Suspended To Cope With COVID-19, EEE Testing for Southeast Connecticut at Risk

Field Assistant- Noelle Khalil setting a CDC light trap used to collect mosquitoes for the statewide surveillance program (Courtesy of Agriculture Experiment Station)

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After four human cases — and three deaths — of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Connecticut last summer – the worst year on record in Connecticut – the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station hoped to increase their mosquito surveillance program to prepare for the 2020 season. Those preparations depend on $150,000 of additional funding requested by the […]
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