Comments for: Western Mass. mosquitoes test positive for West Nile

Posted June 30, 2012, at 5:30 a.m.

BOSTON — State health officials say West Nile virus has been detected in a second mosquito sample, this one in western Massachusetts. The Department of Public Health said Friday the sample was collected Tuesday in Pittsfield. Authorities said Thursday they found infected mosquitoes in a sample collected in Boston last …

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  • Anonymous

    Mosquito pellets/bits, can be spread in standing water, do not harm the enviornment fish or animals, but keeps the mosquito larvae from hatching

  • Anonymous

    what else did you expect coming out of Mass.

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