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Saturday, August 25, 2012

West Nile Virus Threat Raised for Somerville...

West Nile virus (WNV) activity reported to ArboNET, by state, United States, 2012 (as of August 21, 2012)


A second human case of West Nile Virus has been confirmed in Middlesex County, prompting an increase in the threat level for Somerville.

The Center for Disease Control and prevention has some great tips on protecting yourself and keeping mosquitos away which include eliminating standing water and repairing screens and car windows.

For more information check out the CDC website.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

what is it and how does it come about, how is it spread, etc

Power to the People said...

That's why the link to the CDC was included.