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Mosquito-Borne Diseases



A mosquito-borne disease is spread to people by the bite of an infected mosquito. West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis are two mosquito-borne diseases present in Massachusetts.

 

 
About the Diseases

Learn about West Nile virus and Eastern equine encephalitis. Disease fact sheets, data, latest news, and prevention tips.

Fight the Bite!

Find out how to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites this summer.

The Cambridge Public Health Department leads the city's response to the risks posed by West Nile virus, eastern equine encephalitis, and other mosquito-borne diseases.


INFO LINE

For general questions about West Nile virus and eastern equine encephalitis, please call 617-665-3838. 


DATA

View 2013 WNV/EEE surveillance data for Massachusetts.

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