State health officials are confirming a ninth human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts.
Since two of the state’s four West Nile patients are from Cambridge, city officials are on the offense.
Massachusetts health officials say the state’s fourth case of West Nile virus has been confirmed and there are six more probable cases.
Massachusetts health officials say a Berkshire County woman in her 70s is the state’s third West Nile virus patient this year.
The declaration allows the communities to take measures, including spraying, to decrease the threat to public health.
Health officials say a Cambridge man in his 70s is currently hospitalized.
Framingham will be sprayed by ground trucks with the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Thursday night. They will target neighborhoods south of Waverly Street.
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.
Organizers of the Marshfield Fair say they’re doing everything they can to make sure the area’s safe.
State health officials say mammal-biting mosquitoes infected with Eastern equine encephalitis have been found in two more Massachusetts communities.