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Vermont Health Department holds EEE clinic

(AP) _ The Vermont Health Department is holding three clinics to test people for the mosquito-borne disease eastern equine encephalitis that killed two Vermonters last year.

The study of volunteers is to determine how many people have been exposed to the virus, but have not gotten seriously ill. The first clinic was held last month in Brandon, the second clinic was held this Wednesday, May 15, at the Sudbury Town Hall, and another will be held May 29 in Whiting.

Last September an 89-year-old man from Brandon and a 49-year-old man from Sudbury died from EEE.