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.READ MORE: Start Of Bruins Season Brings More Business To Sports Bars Near TD Garden
There have been no recorded human cases of mosquito-borne illnesses in Boston this year.READ MORE: Somerset Firefighters Searching Taunton River For Missing Boater
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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.MORE NEWS: Search For Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Elijah Lewis Continues In New Hampshire
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