West Nile Virus

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Bug Spray: What’s Safe? What Works?

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?

06/16/2013

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Will Upcoming First Frost Be Enough To Kill Mosquitos?

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?

10/10/2012

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Two New Cases Of West Nile Virus Found In Mass.

Massachusetts health officials say two more human cases of mosquito-borne West Nile virus have been confirmed, bringing the season total to 22.

10/09/2012

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East Boston Man Contracts West Nile Virus

An East Boston man was hospitalized and released after contracting West Nile.

09/27/2012

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DPH Confirms Brookline Woman Is 17th Human Case Of West Nile Virus In Mass.

State health officials say a 17th case of mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been reported in Massachusetts, nearly triple last year’s cases.

09/21/2012

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6th EEE Case, 16th West Nile Confirmed In Mass.

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.

09/20/2012

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New Human Cases Of EEE, West Nile Virus In Mass.

Two more people have contracted mosquito-borne viruses in Massachusetts.

09/18/2012

Kerry Murphy

Local West Nile Virus Survivor Warns It Could Happen To Anyone

For the past two weeks, 32-year-old Kerry Murphy has been through medical hell and back battling the mosquito-born illness.

09/14/2012

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New Human Cases Of EEE & West Nile Virus Confirmed In Mass.

Two more people have come down with mosquito-borne illnesses in Massachusetts.

09/13/2012

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Worcester Man Dies After West Nile Infection

A Worcester resident who was diagnosed with West Nile Virus in August has died.

09/07/2012

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