Mosquito carrying West Nile Virus found in Wareham

September 20, 2014 4:25 PM

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A mosquito carrying the West Nile Virus (WNV) has been found in Wareham, according to the town's board of health. Tests were done on Tuesday and the Wareham Board of Health was notified of the results on Friday by the state Department of Health.

The mosquito was discovered in the West Wareham section of town. According to the state's Arbovirus Daily Update page, as of Friday, 55 mosquitos testing positive for WNV have been found this year. No animals have yet to test positive, but two humans have--both in Middlesex County. Only one mosquito...

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