Block Island Times

EEE reported on Block Island

A positive test for eastern equine encephalitis has been reported on Block Island. 
The deadly mosquito-borne virus EEE has been reported in various locales around the State of Rhode Island and in neighboring Massachusetts  A 50-year old West Warwick man died from the virus on Sunday.
Bill McCombe, co-Director of Block Island’s Emeegency Management program, contacted The Times about the positive test at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept  13. McCombe said that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management alerted him regarding the positive test, which was discovered at the Boy Scout Camp, which is located off

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