FAIRHAVEN – A Fairhaven woman is reported to be the fourth person to suffer from Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Massachusetts this year. Robert Sylvia Jr. is an electrical and electronic device worker at Tufts Medical Center in Boston , According to her own Facebook profile, Sylvia is a Fairhaven-based broker at Pelletier Realty, who graduated from Dartmouth High School in 1977, the worst. "
The Massachusetts Department of Health has not yet confirmed Sylvia's case. WBSM News asked Mass DPH for confirmation by e-mail.
In a Facebook post, the City of Fairhaven wrote, "A possible EEE case in Fairhaven is being talked about online. We have not received any official message from the state confirming this, but we will keep you posted as soon as we learn more. On August 1
It has also been reported that a goat from Bristol County was tested positive for the EEE virus at that time.
Then, on August 23, the third confirmed case of EEE was reported in a human being in which a man over 60 was affected in northern Franklin County. As a result, the risk level in two communities in this county has been critically increased. A Mendon horse and a Uxbridge horse also proved to be EEE positive, raising the risk in these two cities of Worcester County to a critical level] for electrical and electronic equipment. The mayor of New Bedford, Jon Mitchell, has already imposed a curfew on all city-owned real estate, as there is a critical risk for the allocation of electrical and electronic equipment.