Tag: WNV

Brain Infection Spread By Mosquitoes

Second person in Vermont dies of fatal brain infection spread by mosquitoes Published September 19, 2012/Associated Press A second Vermonter has died from the eastern equine encephalitis, a rare and potentially fatal brain infection spread by mosquitoes, Health Department officials confirmed on... more
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Preventing Mosquito Bites

Mosquito bites can be a pain, they get red, swell, itch, but it doesn't stop there, they cause worry especially the last few years. Mosquito bites can cause different diseases that can if not careful, cause death, EEE and West Nile Virus are becoming too common. Unfortunalty you can not just look... more
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Updated WNV Threat Levels

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) on Friday, Aug. 31, announced West Nile virus (WNV) has been confirmed in three Middlesex County residents and one Hampden County resident. All four patients are recovering. “Confirmation of these four cases is a timely reminder that... more
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