Bristol arming itself against mosquitoes

Elkhart Truth file photo Four horses in the Bristol area have died from eastern equine encephalitis, town officials said.  

BRISTOL — With mosquitos not going anywhere any time soon and the eastern equine encephalitis virus running rampant, the town of Bristol has decided to do what it can to protect its residents from the deadly virus.

Four horses within the Bristol ZIP code have died from EEE this fall, town officials confirmed. More equine deaths are being investigated, and a man in Cass County, Michigan, is reported to have died from the virus this fall. 

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