Eastern Equine Encephalitis – Michigan, USA
In a follow-up on the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) situation in Michigan, state health officials now report nine human EEE cases from six counties. Three deaths are among the nine cases.
Legionnaires Disease – North Caroline, USA
North Carolina state health officials were first notified about an increase in the number of Legionnaire’s disease cases in Buncombe and Henderson counties about one week ago. The investigation focused on people who attended the NC Mountain State Fair held Sept. 6–15 at the Western North Carolina Agricultural Center in Fletcher, NC. To date, health officials have reported 83 Legionella cases (79 Legionnaires’ disease and 4 Pontiac fever), including one fatality.