First mosquitoes of season test positive for West Nile virus in Boston

West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes in Worcester and Auburn

The Lake County Health Department's Mosquito Surveillance Program coordinates mosquito trapping results throughout Lake County. People with certain medical conditions and the elderly are more at risk.

No human cases of West Nile have been reported in Montgomery County in 2018.

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced that West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes collected from both Worcester and Auburn. Eight out of 10 people who get West Nile Virus do not get any symptoms at all, while others may experience mild symptoms such as headache, vomiting, diarrhea, joint pains, and rashes. Only after completing a West Nile virus test check, a proper diagnosis can be made. "We need to educate the homeowner and our communities".

- Properly dispose of discarded tires that can collect water.

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DSHA Commissioner Dr. John Hellerstedt agrees.

"Diseases like Zika and West Nile remain threats in Texas and we need everyone to do their part to protect themselves, their families and their communities", said Hellerstedt.

New Bedford is taking precaution against diseases spread by mosquitoes.

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Cover exposed skin with long trousers and long-sleeved shirts whenever possible.

Make sure screens fit tightly over doors and windows to keep mosquitoes out of homes.

Be Aware of Peak Mosquito Hours - The hours from dusk to dawn are peak biting times for many mosquitoes.

The DOH said the best way to prevent West Nile is to protect yourself from mosquito bites: wear long sleeves and trousers when outdoors; avoid time outside at dawn and dusk when mosquitos are most active; use an EPA-registered insect repellant; protect children and babies with mosquito netting when they are outdoors; mosquito-proof your home; get rid of standing water in things like gutters and empty flower pots, which can become a breeding ground for mosquitoes and making frequent changes to birdbath water.

India win toss, elect to field vs England
After a good day with the ball, Pandya was handed a promotion to No. 4 with India still 48 away, and he did not disappoint. Earlier, India had kick-started their two-month tour of England with a resounding eight-wicket win against the hosts.

The city, in partnership with the Suffolk County Mosquito Control Project, has placed larvicide in catch basins and wetlands in an effort to reduce the mosquito population, officials said.

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