May 18, 2024



West Nile virus found for first time this year in Massachusetts mosquito sample


Medford, Mass –

West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said.

The state health department said the presence of West Nile virus was confirmed Thursday by the state health lab in a mosquito sample collected on June 29 in the town of Medford in Middlesex County.

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