Risk of West Nile Virus Infection Raised to Moderate in Cambridge and Nearby Communities

On July 29, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health raised the risk of West Nile virus infection from "low" to “moderate” in Cambridge and six other communities: Belmont, Brookline, Boston, Newton, Waltham, and Watertown. The rest of the state is currently at low risk.

No mosquito samples have tested positive for West Nile virus in Cambridge so far this summer, but positive mosquitoes have been detected in nearby communities including Belmont, Boston, Medford, Quincy, Waltham, and Watertown.

Learn more from the Cambridge Public Health Department

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