New Hampshire health officials are reporting two cases of the Chikungunya virus in people.
Four Boston residents have tested positive for the Chikungunya virus, health officials confirmed on Saturday.
New Hampshire health officials are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions against mosquitoes and the diseases they may bring, especially the West Nile virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis.
Rhode Island health officials are reporting the first confirmed cases of a nasty mosquito-borne virus that has been rapidly spreading in the Caribbean.
Massachusetts health officials say a new case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been found in a horse in Middleborough, and are urging people to continue precautions against mosquitoes.
The health department said Friday that the Suffolk County resident in her 60s was hospitalized.
A man in his 70’s from Plymouth County was diagnosed in late August, the state Department of Public Health announced Monday afternoon.
The alert level in the town has been increased to high since an 85-year-old resident became the first person to die from the EEE virus this year.
A Norfolk County woman is the first person in Mass. to die from EEE this year.
State health officials say they have confirmed the first case of Eastern equine encephalitis in a horse in Massachusetts this year and are urging precautions against mosquitoes.