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West Nile Virus Returns

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut health officials say mosquitoes trapped in Waterford are the first in the state to test positive for West Nile virus this year. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced on Friday […]


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Human Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed

The first human case of West Nile Virus in Connecticut this year is a Bridgeport resident.


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Some Areas Of Pachaug State Forest Being Reopened

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is reopening most areas of the Pachaug State Forest that were closed last month after human-biting mosquitoes there tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis


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West Nile Found In Mosquitoes In A Dozen Towns

State health officials now say mosquitoes positive for West Nile virus have been found in a dozen Connecticut communities this summer —  and mosquitoes positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis in one town. The EEE virus […]


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Tests Confirm Season’s First West-Nile-Positive Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes positive for West Nile Virus have been trapped in Norwalk. It’s the first sppearance of the virus in the state this summer.


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West Nile Concerns Prompt Call To Close Parks Before Dusk

Greenwich health officials are asking that all parks in the area close before dusk because of the threat of the West Nile virus.


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Season’s First Cases Of West Nile Virus In Horses

One Connecticut horse has been euthanized and a second is recovering after they were diagnosed with West Nile Virus.


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Another West Nile Case In State

The State Mosquito Management Program is reporting a seventh case of West Nile Virus in a Connecticut resident this summer.


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More Human Cases Of West Nile Virus In State

The number of human cases of West Nile Virus in Connecticut this year continues to rise. There have now been 6 documented cases.


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Second West Nile Patient In State

The state has now recorded a second human case of West Nile virus, just a day after the season’s first.