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A Cambridge health official checks for mosquitoes.

Inspectors Hunt For Mosquito Breeding Spots In Cambridge

Since two of the state’s four West Nile patients are from Cambridge, city officials are on the offense.

08/29/2012

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4th West Nile Case Confirmed In Mass.

Massachusetts health officials say the state’s fourth case of West Nile virus has been confirmed and there are six more probable cases.

08/29/2012

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New West Nile Virus Case Revealed In Western Mass.

Massachusetts health officials say a Berkshire County woman in her 70s is the state’s third West Nile virus patient this year.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–08/25/2012

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NH Gov. Declares West Nile Health Threat

The declaration allows the communities to take measures, including spraying, to decrease the threat to public health.

08/24/2012

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Second Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Mass.

Health officials say a Cambridge man in his 70s is currently hospitalized.

08/23/2012

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Framingham Prepares For Second Night Of Mosquito Spraying

Framingham will be sprayed by ground trucks with the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Thursday night. They will target neighborhoods south of Waverly Street.

WBZ-TV–08/23/2012

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NH Confirms 1st Case Of West Nile Virus In 2 Years

New Hampshire health officials say a Manchester adult has tested positive for West Nile Virus — the first human case confirmed in the state in two years.

08/22/2012

Marshfield Fair

Fair Organizers Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes

Organizers of the Marshfield Fair say they’re doing everything they can to make sure the area’s safe.

08/17/2012

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EEE Mosquitoes Found In 2 More Mass. Towns

State health officials say mammal-biting mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis have been found in two more Massachusetts communities.

08/16/2012

Plane spraying for mosquitoes

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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