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Two batches of mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Westchester.

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Two more samples of mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus have been found in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. Seven have come back positive this year.

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More mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus have been found in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. 

West Nile Found In Mosquitoes In Pittsfield

Jul 31, 2017
City of Pittsfield

West Nile has been found in mosquitoes in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. 

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Officials say mosquitoes in six Connecticut towns have tested positive for West Nile virus.

Department of Public Health officials said Thursday that the mosquitoes were trapped in Darien, Guilford, New Haven, Stamford, West Haven and Waterford from July 20-29.

Dr. Phillip Armstrong, a medical entomologist at the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, says the number of infected mosquitoes and the number of infected towns are both increasing.

Officials are urging people to use insect repellant and empty standing water in and around their home.

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Public health officials say West Nile virus has been detected in a mosquito in Massachusetts for the first time this year.

West Nile Found In Mosquito Batch In Westchester

Aug 9, 2014

For the first time this year, a mosquito batch in Westchester County has tested positive for West Nile Virus.

MassDPH

A Hudson Valley county has its first human case of West Nile Virus this year.