Officials are urging people to cancel outdoor events in these states
Gregg McChesney, 64, of Kalamazoo died Aug. 19 “following a nine-day illness” after becoming infected Eastern equine encephalitis from a mosquito.
He’s the third person this year to die in southwest Michigan from the mosquito-borne illness.
His brother Mark reported that Gregg “was [a] perfectly healthy, happy human being and within a matter of nine days, he went from perfectly healthy to brain dead.”
“All of a sudden he had a seizure and next thing you know, he’s in the ER and he just never came out of it.”
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CBS This Morning – Health officials in several states are urging people to cancel outdoor events amid several cases of a rare, deadly mosquito-borne illness.