BOSTON (CBS) – For the first time this summer, a mosquito pool in Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

Tests performed earlier this week confirmed one positive mosquito pool in Jamaica Plain.

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There have been no recorded human cases of mosquito-borne illnesses in Boston this year.

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Public Health officials say hot weather and heavy rain can contribute to the appearance of WNV and people should take precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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