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Infected Mosquitoes Still Threaten New Bedford

Though the temperatures are beginning to cool, mosquitoes are still buzzing around.

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Triple E Infected Mosquitoes Found In Mattapoisett

Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been detected in a mosquito sample taken last week in Mattapoisett.

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EEE Found In Middleborough Horse

 

 Massachusetts health officials say a new case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been found in a horse in Middleborough, and are urging people to continue precautions against mosquitoes.
 
    The Department of Health said Friday it is raising the threat level to ``critical'' in Middleborough and ``high'' in nearby Plymouth, meaning people should cancel outdoor evening events there until the end of mosquito season

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Triple E Mosquitos In Freetown

Two pools of mosquitoes carrying the potentially deadly eastern equine encephalitis virus have been identified in Freetown.

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EEE Found in North End Mosquitoes

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has confirmed the finding of Eastern Equine Encephalitis infected mosquitoes in the north end of New Bedford.

The MDPH says the virus was found in bird-biting mosquito samples near the New Bedford Industrial Park

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Four More Towns Ban Evening Activities Due To Mosquitoes

The state health department is advising four more southeastern Massachusetts communities to curtail outdoor evening events because of risk from mosquitoes with Eastern equine encephalitis.

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West Nile Case Reported In Plymouth County

Massachusetts health officials say they have confirmed the first case of West Nile virus in the state this season.
 
    The health department said Monday that a Plymouth County man in his 70s has the mosquito-borne illness and is recovering in a hospital

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EEE Infected Mosquitoes Found in Bristol County

Rehoboth, Easton, Dighton, and Mansfield are the latest Bristol County communities where EEE positive mosquitoes have been found. The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project trapped the eight infected mosquitoes within the past week.

Control Project Superintendent Jennifer Dacey tells WBSM's Mid-Day

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5 Massachusetts Towns Urged To Curtail Activities For EEE

The Massachusetts Department of Health is urging five communities to curtail evening outdoor activities after the death of a Norfolk County woman from mosquito-borne Eastern equine encephalitis.

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DPH Says Deceased Mass. Woman Victim Of EEE

The Massachusetts Department of Health says a Norfolk County woman who recently died is the state's first human case of Eastern equine encephalitis this year.
 
    The health department identified the victim only as a woman in her 80s

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