West Nile Virus Infection Risk in Cambridge Raised to High

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) announced on Sept. 10 that the risk of West Nile virus infection in Cambridge, Watertown, Somerville, and Newton had been raised to “high.”

The “high risk” designation was tied to the announcement that three of the four new human West Nile virus cases reported on Sept. 10 were exposed in Middlesex County, based on case investigation interviews. Of the seven human cases reported this year, six were exposed or live in Middlesex County. None are Cambridge residents.

Learn more from the Cambridge Public Health Department.

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