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West Nile In Mass.
Public health officials say West Nile virus has been detected in a mosquito in Massachusetts for the first time this year.
Patrick: Mass. Prepped For Ebola
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Deval Patrick is trying to reassure residents about the threat of Ebola and says the state is taking steps to prepare for the unlikely discovery of an Ebola-infected patient here.
Patrick said on his monthly radio show Thursday on WGBH-FM that there have been no cases of Ebola repo…
Mosquito Spraying Thursday
The Bristol County Mosquito Control Project will conduct targeted ground spraying early on the morning of Thursday, August 21, 2014.  This round of spraying will target the areas of Fort Taber, Brooklawn Park, Buttonwood Park, Hazelwood Park, Riverside Park, the Poor Farm Area, Clasky Common Pa…
Tuberculosis Down
Associated Press - Massachusetts health officials say the state is seeing an overall decline in tuberculosis, although they warn of a worrisome rise in multi-drug resistant cases.
The Department of Public Health said Monday that last year Massachusetts saw 201 confirmed cases, compared with 215 cases…