2nd West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquito Pool Found in Boston - NECN

2nd West Nile Virus-Positive Mosquito Pool Found in Boston

No human cases of the illness in Boston this year

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    Better Together
    Scott Budman
    Mosquitoes in a Petri dish, Tuesday, May 20, 2014.

    A mosquito pool in Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus for the second time this summer.

    Tests performed earlier this week confirmed a positive mosquito pool in the Roslindale section of the city.

    On Tuesday, officials reported Boston's first West Nile Virus-positive mosquito pool of the season in Jamaica Plain.

    To date, there have been no human cases of the mosquito-borne illness in Boston this year.

    For more information on the illness, call the Boston Public Health Commission at: (617) 534-5611 or visit: www.bphc.org/mbi.