Seven outbreaks of equine encephalitis (EEE), a mosquito-borne, human and animal disease, have been confirmed since the outbreak in Massachusetts this summer. While Medford and Somerville are at low risk for the disease, Grafton, where the Tufts & # 39; Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine is located, is one of 36 Massachusetts communities exposed to a "critical" risk of the disease.
The Boston Globe met a middle-aged man in Bristol, Massachusetts. The second human case of electrical and electronic equipment in Massachusetts this year was reported in Grafton in August. In addition, there were 25 news this year, according to Boston, two cases of EEE in horses.
At the Grafton campus, the administration has taken a number of steps to raise awareness of and awareness of the disease. According to Joseph McManus, Deputy Dean of the Cummings School, the campus has recently been sprayed at least twice against mosquitoes.
In addition to these sprays made by the state government, the Grafton campus has itself taken action to combat the threat of mosquitoes. According to Alexandra Fielding, a student at Cummings, since the day the first case was reported in Grafton in August, the university has consistently reported on prevention and the risk of electrical and electronic equipment for students.
The school has bought mosquitoes Barbara Berman, deputy dean of student affairs at Cummings School, said she had provided it to the students and moved an evening event indoors, as the risk of illness increased at a later date.
"We advised the community members should take the usual precautions, such as: For example, wear long trousers and long sleeves, use insect repellent outdoors, and try to stay in between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active, "Berman said in an interview with The Daily.
Tufts has worked closely with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Town of Grafton Board of Health during this outbreak to follow their instructions for protection According to Tufts Director Emergency Management Director Rene Fielding, we have members of the ect school.
"In this case, we sent messages to the community to raise awareness, provide information about prevention, and educate people about spraying the state. Fielding told the Daily. "The Massachusetts Department of Public Health and our local health authorities are well-versed in providing proactive information and guidance to their constituents, including Tufts University." as well as a professor at the school who is a leading authority on the matter, McManus said. Professor Sam Telford, who focuses on infectious diseases and global health, has worked closely with the school to take proactive measures against the proliferation of electrical and electronic equipment.
I was traveling, on the Grafton campus and near the state, collecting mosquitoes to identify specific EEE reservoirs, "McManus told the daily. "His work helps the state to find out where to spray." As late as last week, the Department of Agricultural Resources in Massachusetts sprayed several counties west of Boston to tackle mosquitoes site.
"The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources will launch aerial spraying operations in certain areas of the Middlesex, Norfolk and Worcester counties on Tuesday, September 1