Tag: west nile

Knowledge of Mosquito-borne Diseases Should be Top of Mind in Summer

Many people may connect the height of mosquito season, occurring in the summer through early fall, to the irksomely itchy welts that accompany mosquito bites. But, there are far worse associations to make with these blood-sucking pests, such as the health threats they pose to humans in their daily... more
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First Case of West Nile Detected in Massachusetts

The first person diagnosed with West Nile virus this year is a Middlesex County man in his 60s. Last Friday, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported the man developed an uncommon form of the illness affecting his nervous system and he is recovering at a hospital. West Nile is a... more
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Mosquitoes Thriving As Summer Comes To An End

A1-Exterminators encourages ongoing vigilance against mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases.  As the final weeks of summer come upon us, that doesn’t mean mosquitoes will disappear with the arrival of cooler weather. People should continue to remain cautious of mosquitoes, as they are known to... more
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First Human Case of West Nile in Massachusetts

The state Department of Public Health announced last week that a man in his 70’s from Plymouth County was diagnosed with the first case of human West Nile. The man, was still in the hospital, but is recovering, according to DPH. Investigators are still trying to figure out where the man was... more
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