Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Mumps Outbreak
Jun 23, 2017 | Emily Cohn

  12 June 2017—Massachusetts’ Public Health officials are now issuing a notice on the cluster of mumps cases within the state. Since the end of March...

Mumps: Making a Comeback
Mar 17, 2016 | Colleen Nguyen

Mumps are making a comeback on college campuses nationwide. On Friday, February 25, there were two lab-confirmed cases and three probable cases of...

WNV: Mass. reports second human case; CDC says one of “largest West Nile virus outbreaks ever”
Aug 23, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

In a special telebriefing on West Nile virus (WNV) in the United States, Dr. Lyle Petersen, director of the Division of Vector-borne Infectious...

Mosquitoes with West Nile Virus in Okla., Mass., and Calif.
Jul 13, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

Update: South Dakota just reported its first WNV case of the season. The case was detected in a blood donor who was not sick. Over the past decade,...

Mosquitoes Infected with EEE Found in Mass.
Jul 12, 2012 | Anna Tomasulo

Wednesday, July 11, Mass. health officials announced finding four mosquitoes infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Catherine Brown, State...

Changes to MA HIV Policies
Mar 22, 2012 | Jane Huston

A bill recently passed by the Massachusetts Senate and awaiting approval in the House would take steps at bringing HIV testing policy in...

Low Pathogenic Bird Flu in Massachusetts
Feb 2, 2012 | Jane Huston

Authorities announced on January 31st that several Massachusetts swans tested positive for low-path avian influenza, or bird flu. There is no threat...