Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Rhode Island
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Wednesday, September 5, 2007
|“||...tests are an important reminder that people should protect themselves against mosquito bites by using bug repellant and window screens and getting rid of standing water, where mosquitoes breed, says Alan Gettman of the Department of Environmental Management.||”|
These are the first cases of West Nile virus reported in Rhode Island this year. There have, however, been two cases reported in neighboring Massachusetts.
- "Crow found in Vermont is state's first West Nile case this year" — Wikinews, September 1, 2007
- "Two new cases of West Nile Virus reported in Indiana" — Wikinews, August 30, 2007
- Associated Press. "More mosquitoes test positive for West Nile Virus" — , September 5, 2007
- Tribune Staff Writer. "2 more with West Nile make 14 statewide" — , September 5, 2007