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Officials: Record Number Of Infected Mosquitoes In Mass.

The number of mosquitoes found carrying EEE or West Nile has likely reached record levels in the state this year, according to state public health officials.

08/29/2012

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State Launches Another Round Of Mosquito Spraying

The Department of Public Health launched planes to spray pesticide over Bridgewater, Easton, Norton, Raynham, Taunton and West Bridgewater.

08/13/2012

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Mass. Officials Announce Aerial Mosquito Spraying

Officials said Friday that they will conduct their second spraying of the summer Monday evening after 7 p.m. They said the time and date could change based on weather conditions.

08/10/2012

Nickerson State Park in Brewster, MA.

Families Take Precautions After EEE Is Found On Cape Cod

Campers at the popular Nickerson State Park are taking precautions after a mosquito tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.

07/30/2012

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State Raises Mosquito Risk Level In Raynham To “Critical”

The Department of Public Health has confirmed that a Missouri woman contracted Eastern Equine Encephalitis while visiting Raynham.

10/07/2011

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More Mosquitoes With EEE Found In Raynham, Easton

Mosquitoes with eastern equine encephalitis continue to turn up in southeastern areas of Massachusetts.

08/12/2011

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Mosquitoes With West Nile Virus Found In Quincy, Cohasset

Mosquitoes with the West Nile Virus have been found in Quincy and Cohasset.

07/27/2011

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Spring Mosquito Population Expected To Thrive In Mass & NH

With the mosquito population expected to flourish this year, crews have already begun spraying in southern New Hampshire.

04/18/2011

West Nile in Winthrop

West Nile Virus has surfaced in Winthrop. Mosquito spraying will begin Monday. State health officials have been predicting a tough season for viruses, given the wet spring and current hot spell.

07/25/2010

West Nile mosquitoes in Plymouth County

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has found mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus in Plymouth County.   Health officials confirmed yesterday that the mosquito sample was collected June 30 in Halifax.  

07/03/2010

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