West Nile Virus
The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says a Middlesex County man is the first person to contract West Nile virus in Massachusetts this year.
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.
The Massachusetts Department of Health says the state has confirmed its second human case of West Nile virus this year.
The Department of Public Health announced Friday West Nile virus was found in Middlesex County.
For the first time this summer, a mosquito pool in Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus.
The health department said Friday that the Suffolk County resident in her 60s was hospitalized.
New Hampshire health officials say they’ve detected the first human case of West Nile Virus in 13 months.
A man in his 70’s from Plymouth County was diagnosed in late August, the state Department of Public Health announced Monday afternoon.
The state health department says this summer’s first mosquitoes testing positive for Eastern equine encephalitis have been confirmed in Amherst.
A number of mosquitoes around the state are testing positive for West Nile Virus, health officials said.