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Local Health News, Newsroom Barnstable County Officials Issue Tips Following West Nile Detections

Barnstable County Officials Issue Tips Following West Nile Detections

West Nile Virus detected in mosquitos from at least five Cape Cod towns, experts are issuing some tips on how to avoid the disease.

8/15/18 at 4:38 pm     483      , , ,
Local Health News, Newsroom West Nile virus found in Cape mosquitoes

West Nile virus found in Cape mosquitoes

samples of mosquitoes infected with both West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis were found in Cape Cod towns during routine testing this week.

8/9/18 at 1:56 pm     513      , , , ,
Local Health News Health officials announce 7th human case of West Nile in Mass.

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

assachusetts 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. […]

10/6/15 at 1:19 pm     1191      ,     WCBV
National Health News As mosquito-borne illnesses threaten U.S., less money spent fighting them

As mosquito-borne illnesses threaten U.S., less money spent fighting them

ses spread by mosquitoes pose a growing threat to the health of Americans, with the risk at its greatest during these hot summer months. But you wouldn’t know that from the amount of money being spent to track West Nile virus, dengue, chikungunya and other illnesses spread by pests like mosquitoes, ticks and fleas, a […]

6/12/15 at 5:03 pm     1276      , , ,     Medical Xpress