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Mass DPH Raises West Nile Risk Level to Moderate Statewide

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“Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts, 162 communities are already considered to be at moderate risk for West Nile virus.  This is only the second time that public health officials have raised the risk level statewide.” BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced it was raising […]

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DPH: Sturbridge mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile virus

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Positive tests recorded in 2017, 2018 STURBRIDGE — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected locally, including one earlier this month. Jamie Terry, the interim health agent for the Town of Sturbridge, told The Citizen Chronicle there was a positive result last […]