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Culiseta Mosquito / wikipedia

It’s officially fall, and temperatures have turned cooler but one unwelcome part of summer continues to linger – and that’s the risk of the mosquito-borne EEE virus.

Sarah Mizes-Tan / WCAI

Massachusetts has been seeing an uptick in the number of mosquitoes testing positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The virus can be transmitted to humans and is considered dangerous. There's been one confirmed human case this year, in Rochester.