West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mass. for First Time This Year...................................

West Nile virus has been detected in mosquitoes in Massachusetts for the first time this year, state health officials announced Wednesday.

The virus was found by the Massachusetts State Public Health Laboratory in a mosquito sample collected on July 11 in the town of Easton. No cases of West Nile or Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) have been found in people or animals yet this year. There is no elevated risk level or risk-level change, health officials said.

Full article here: https://www.nbcboston.com/news/local/west-nile-virus-confirmed-in-mass-f...

Current WNV and EEE activity and risk maps (June – October)