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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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EEE Found in Massachusetts Horse

State health officials say they have confirmed the first case of Eastern equine encephalitis in a horse in Massachusetts this year and are urging precautions against mosquitoes.

The health department said Wednesday the horse was stabled in Belchertown

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More West Nile Cases Reported

State health officials have confirmed the 20th case of West Nile in Massachusetts this summer.

The Department of Public Health said Thursday the new case is a Boston-area man in his 40s who was hospitalized but has been released

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Third Case Of EEE Reported In Mass.

A third Massachusetts resident has been diagnosed with a case of Eastern equine encephalitis. State health officials said the patient is female, under the age of 18 and currently hospitalized. She was diagnosed in early September. Based on the latest report, the EEE threat level has been raised in several towns in Franklin and Worcester counties.

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Another Human West Nile Virus Case in Massacusetts

State health officials are confirming a ninth human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts.

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