West Nile virus found in Manchester while southern towns on alert for EEE
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The threat of mosquito-borne illnesses is increasing in New Hampshire, with West Nile virus detected for the first time this season in Manchester and the risk level for Eastern equine encephalitis rising in Salem.
New Hampshire health officials confirmed Tuesday that West Nile virus had been found in the state for the first time this season in a batch of mosquitoes in Manchester. The virus can cause flu-like symptoms, though many people who get infected might experience no symptoms or mild symptoms.