Jessie Owens http://wrvo.org en Central NY health officials work to prevent EEE http://wrvo.org/post/central-ny-health-officials-work-prevent-eee <p>Three people have died in the last three years in Central New York from the Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, which can be spread from mosquitoes to&nbsp; humans.</p><p>The deaths have sent scares across the region, and the health departments in Onondaga, Oswego, Madison, and Oneida Counties are taking it seriously.</p><p>&ldquo;It is a rare disease, but it is a very fatal disease and I think that that is very frightening for everybody,&rdquo; remarked Onondaga County Health Commissioner Cynthia Morrow.</p><p> Thu, 17 May 2012 13:00:00 +0000 Matt Johnston 19421 at http://wrvo.org Central NY health officials work to prevent EEE