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Health officials announce 7th human case of West Nile in Mass.

Filed in Local Health News 10/6/15 at 1:19 pm     1374     WCBV

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health announced the seventh human case of West Nile virus in the state in 2015.

Health officials said the female patient is a Suffolk County resident in her 90s who likely contracted the virus in the Suffolk County area.

The woman has been hospitalized as a result of her infection.

Health officials said there is no elevated risk of West Nile virus as a result of the findings, but the risk level for Boston, Chelsea, Revere and Winthrop is already classified as high.

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