MANCHESTER — City health officials found mosquitoes infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis on Sept. 16.
Infected mosquitoes have been found over the past two months in Candia, Sandown, Pelham and Hampstead. This is the second time EEE-carrying mosquitoes have been found in Manchester.
No human cases of EEE have been reported in New Hampshire. A horse in Northwood was infected in August, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services.
City health director Anna Thomas urged residents to be wary of mosquitoes, to wear long sleeves and bug repellent, and to stay inside at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.
In Massachusetts, a second person has died from the disease. A man in his 70s in Bristol County, in southeastern Massachusetts, died from the disease Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Friday.