Mosquito-borne Diseases in Southern Massachusetts

Tis the season for mosquito-borne diseases. Two cases of West Nile Virus have been reported in the state in the last few weeks and more are sure to come. While mosquitoes are a nuisance all summer long and they can transmit diseases at any time, a spike in human cases…

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Southeast Massachusetts Prepares for West Nile Virus Season

It’s heeeeere. West Nile Virus (WNV) season is upon us. With the testing of mosquito populations, the Department of Health can warn state residents of when the virus is present and when we should step up our mosquito control efforts in the South Shore and Fall River areas. The first…

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