MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - State health officials report three confirmed cases of eastern equine encephalitis in horses in southwest Alabama.
Health officials said Thursday the cases of the mosquito-borne disease were in horses in Baldwin, Escambia and Washington counties.
Mosquitos carrying the virus can transmit to humans. Health officials said use of repellant and other steps to avoid mosquitoes can help reduce transmission of the disease.
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