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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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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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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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Swansea Suspends Outdoor Evening Activities

Days before a Norfolk County woman in her 80's died from EEE, the Swansea School Committee has voted to suspend all evening school sports and activities until the first frost of the season to protect students from mosquito-borne illnesses.

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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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