State health officials have raised the West Nile virus risk level from “low” to “moderate” for Boston and 11 surrounding towns after multiple mosquitoes trapped in the area tested positive for the disease.
Grab the bug spray, Boston.
Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
The Massachusetts Department of Health says the state has confirmed its second human case of West Nile virus this year.
If you live in New Bedford or Freetown, you might want to close your windows overnight because there will be mosquito spraying across both communities.
For the first time this summer, a mosquito pool in Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus.
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.