State health officials boost West Nile virus risk level

To date, there have been no reported human West Nile virus cases in Massachusetts, but state health officials on Tuesday, August 22 raised the risk level for West Nile virus from low to moderate statewide and urged residents to take precautions.

The decision to raise the risk level comes as 162 of the 351 cities in towns in Massachusetts are already considered to be at moderate risk for the virus.

Related Posts

  • Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes from Truro Read Post
  • Mosquito-Borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis Caused Fairhaven Death Read Post
  • Lyme Disease Vaccine on the Horizon Read Post
  • Lyme Disease Spreading Across US Read Post