Mosquitoes

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Risk Level For West Nile Virus Raised In Boston Area

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.

07/30/2015

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Boston Makes ‘Top 10 Buggiest Cities’ List

Grab the bug spray, Boston.

06/10/2015

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Top 6 Mosquito Repellent Plants To Keep Pests Away

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

05/21/2015

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Mass. Reports 2nd West Nile Virus Case Of 2014

The Massachusetts Department of Health says the state has confirmed its second human case of West Nile virus this year.

09/10/2014

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New Bedford, Freetown To Spray Mosquitoes After Detecting EEE

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.

08/06/2014

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Mosquitoes Test Positive For West Nile Virus In Boston

For the first time this summer, a mosquito pool in Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

07/29/2014

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Two NH Residents Test Positive For Chikungunya Virus

New Hampshire health officials are reporting two cases of the Chikungunya virus in people.

07/08/2014

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Four Boston Residents Test Positive For Chikungunya Virus

Four Boston residents have tested positive for the Chikungunya virus, health officials confirmed on Saturday.

07/05/2014

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Mosquito Season Prompts EEE, West Nile Reminder From NH Officials

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.

07/05/2014

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2 Cases Of New Mosquito-Borne Virus In Rhode Island

Rhode Island health officials are reporting the first confirmed cases of a nasty mosquito-borne virus that has been rapidly spreading in the Caribbean.

06/14/2014

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