West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus Detected in Fairhaven Mosquitoes
Fairhaven residents should take extra precautions against mosquitoes, after West Nile Virus was detected in mosquitoes collected in a trap in town.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has reported that mosquitoes collected in one of its Fairhaven traps tested positive for West Nile Virus on…
Another West Nile Virus Case Reported In Mass.
(Associated Press) - Massachusetts public health officials say a Suffolk County woman is the ninth person to contract West Nile virus in the state this year.
The Department of Public Health said Friday the unidentified patient is in her 30s and likely contracted the virus locally...
Second Person Dies From West Nile Virus In Mass.
State public health officials say a woman has died of West Nile virus, the second fatality this year.
The Department of Public Health said Thursday it was the sixth human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts this year. The woman was not identified, but officials say she was a Suffolk County resid…
State: First Person Infected This Year By West Nile Virus
BOSTON (AP) _ The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says a Middlesex County man is the first person to contract West Nile virus in Massachusetts this year.
The agency says the unidentified man in his 40s was diagnosed following testing that was completed Thursday...
Another Round of Mosquito Spraying In New Bedford
New Bedford parks will once again be the subject of targeted ground spraying conducted by the Bristol County Mosquito Control Project.
Spraying for mosquitoes will begin early Thursday morning, from 2am to sunrise, around the City's parks, including Buttonwood, Brooklawn, Fort Taber, Hazelwood, …

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