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More Boston Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

The infected pool of mosquitoes was found in the city's Hyde Park section

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An additional mosquito pool in Boston has tested positive for West Nile Virus. Tests performed on Aug. 5 confirmed the mosquito-borne illness in a pool of mosquitoes in Hyde Park.

Mosquito pools in Jamaica Plain and Roslindale tested positive for it earlier in the summer.

There have been no recorded human cases of mosquito-borne illnesses in Boston this year. 

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