UMass Amherst is restricting nighttime outdoor events as a precaution against mosquito-borne illnesses. Organizers are encouraged to reschedule their events or move them indoors. Amherst is considered a high risk community for Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Two horses in nearby Belchertown have died from Triple-E.
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