Plymouth County, Massachusetts: A man exposed to west nile virus

Posted on September 16, 2012 • Filed under: Travel News, United-States

A man in his 60s from southeastern Massachusetts is the fourth Massachusetts resident to be infected with Eastern equine encephalitis and is currently hospitalized. The case in a Plymouth County resident triggered state public health officials to raise the threat level for the mosquito-borne illness to “high” in the southeastern communities of Duxbury, Marshfield, Norwell, and Plymouth, and they are recommending that outdoor evening events be cancelled until the first hard frost. Read article

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