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Elderly Weymouth Woman Dies Of EEE

The EEE virus has claimed the life of an 85-year-old Weymouth woman.

08/21/2013

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West Nile Virus Reported In Four Mass. Communities

Belmont, Waltham, Westport and Whitman have reported finding infected mosquitoes in their towns.

07/18/2013

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Wet June Means Banner Year For State’s Mosquito Population

It is a bad year for mosquitoes, and we can blame all the rain we’ve had the past month.

07/09/2013

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Mosquito Infected With West Nile Virus Found In Whitman

Massachusetts health officials report experts have detected the first infection of West Nile virus in a mosquito in the state this year.

06/29/2013

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Bug Spray: What’s Safe? What Works?

Summer is here and with it come the bugs – mosquitoes and ticks in particular. Bites from either can cause nasty illnesses. So what’s the best way to protect yourself?

06/16/2013

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Two New Cases Of West Nile Virus Found In Mass.

Massachusetts health officials say two more human cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus have been confirmed, bringing the season total to 22.

10/09/2012

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Essex and Hamilton Raise EEE Threat Level To ‘Critical’ After Horse Tests Positive

The threat level for EEE has been raised to “critical” in Essex and Hamilton after the fifth case of EEE was confirmed in an Essex horse Monday.

10/01/2012

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East Boston Man Contracts West Nile Virus

An East Boston man was hospitalized and released after contracting West Nile.

09/27/2012

Charlene Manseau of Amesbury

Amesbury Woman Dies Of EEE

Charlene Manseau is the second person from Massachusetts to die of EEE.

09/24/2012

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Mass. Man Dies From EEE

A Massachusetts man who contracted EEE has died. Health officials say the man in his 70s was admitted to the hospital in early August and died several days later.

09/06/2012

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