West Nile Virus
The state’s Department of Public Health lists several ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones from EEE and West Nile Virus.
Massachusetts health officials report experts have detected the first infection of West Nile virus in a mosquito in the state this year.
Summer is here and with it come the bugs – mosquitoes and ticks in particular. Bites from either can cause nasty illnesses. So what’s the best way to protect yourself?
So the big question for many will be – does this mean that all the mosquitos will die off and EEE and West Nile fears will end?
Massachusetts health officials say two more human cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus have been confirmed, bringing the season total to 22.
An East Boston man was hospitalized and released after contracting West Nile.
State health officials say a 17th case of mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been reported in Massachusetts, nearly triple last year’s cases.
Massachusetts health officials say a sixth human case of Eastern equine encephalitis has been confirmed in the state, and the 16th of West Nile virus.
Two more people have contracted mosquito-borne viruses in Massachusetts.
For the past two weeks, 32-year-old Kerry Murphy has been through medical hell and back battling the mosquito-born illness.