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Triple E Mosquitos Found In Mattapoisett

The Mattapoisett board of health is closing town-owned properties from dusk to dawn after 10 mosquito samples from the community tested positive for eastern equine encephalitis.

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West Nile Virus Claims Life In Worcester

State health officials say a Worcester man has died of West Nile virus, the second death from a mosquito-borne illness this summer in Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Health Officials Say Man Dies From Infected Mosquito

State health officials are reporting the first death from Eastern equine encephalitis in Massachusetts this year.

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Four More Cases Of West Nile Virus Reported In Massachusetts

Four new cases of West Nile virus have been confirmed in Massachusetts. The Department of Public Health had said earlier the cases likely were the mosquito-borne illness.

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More West Nile Cases Reported In Massachusetts

Massachusetts health officials say the state's fourth case of West Nile virus has been confirmed and there are six more probable cases.

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More Mosquito Spraying In New Bedford

Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus have turned up in New Bedford's South End, so officials plan to spray the entire peninsula early Friday morning.

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Fall River Mosquito Spraying

Positive mosquito testing for Eastern Equine Encephalitis near the Oak Grove Cemetery in Fall River is resulting in spraying Thursday Night from 8 to 11.

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Massachusetts DPH Says Aerial Spraying Effective In Cutting Mosquito Numbers

State health officials say aerial spraying has cut the mosquito population in half in six southeastern Massachusetts communities. 

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EEE Mosquitoes Spread To Plymouth County

Massachusetts health officials say they have found mammal-biting mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis have been found in the communities of Carver and Kingston.  Health officials have raised the EEE threat level to "high'' in Carver and `moderate'' in Kingston.

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New Bedford Mosquito Spraying Will Continue

The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project continues ground spraying in the North End of New Bedford Monday night.

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