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Middlesex County man is state’s 3rd human case of West Nile virus

State public well being officers on Thursday introduced the affirmation of the third human case of West Nile virus in Massachusetts this yr.

The virus was recognized in a person in his 60s from Middlesex County final month, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Public Health stated in an announcement.

“We proceed to emphasise the necessity for individuals to guard themselves from mosquito bites,’’ Public Health Commissioner Monica Bharel stated within the assertion. “Although mosquito populations are declining, some threat will proceed till the primary laborious frost.’’

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