Mosquito-Borne Disease Risk Ends With Recent Hard Frost

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Most of western Massachusetts has dipped into the 20s, and that means the risk for mosquito-borne disease is near zero. That includes a dropping risk for West Nile Virus in addition to EEE.

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the vast majority of Western Massachusetts has experienced the first hard frost. The Easthampton Health Department posted on Facebook declaring that the risk for EEE is over.

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