Officials: West Nile Virus in Worcester mosquitos
WORCESTER, Mass. –- The state public health department has issued a warning following the discovery of a dangerous threat in Worcester.
Officials say the West Nile Virus has been detected in mosquitoes there.
Humans can get the virus by being bitten by an infected mosquito.
Authorities remind people to take simple precautions against mosquito bites to lower the risk of infection.
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