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Second person in Vermont dies of fatal brain infection spread by mosquitoes | Fox News

19 Sep

Second person in Vermont dies of fatal brain infection spread by mosquitoes

Published September 19, 2012Associated Press

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A second Vermonter has died from the eastern equine encephalitis, a rare and potentially fatal brain infection spread by mosquitoes, Health Department officials confirmed on Tuesday.

Scott Sgorbati, 49, of Sudbury, died within the last few days after fighting the virus for several weeks.

Two weeks ago, Richard Hollis Breen, 87, of Brandon died of EEE, after being sick with the disease for five days.

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