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Mosquito season peaking in Twin Cities

Good news: Summer is not even officially here yet, but mosquito season is already at its peak in the Twin Cities. Residents may find some relief in knowing the bug's numbers are expected to drop.

Deadly mosquito-borne virus found in northeastern Minnesota

The Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus had not been found in Minnesota until recently. The virus can be fatal to humans, as well as wildlife. Its mortality leads one veterinarian to call it "the evil twin sister of West Nile Virus." Officials are studying whether the virus might be related to the disappearance of moose from the region.