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West Nile virus found in Fall River, MA

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West Nile was found yet again at Saint Patrick's cemetery in Fall River, MA. It's the third time the disease has popped up at the cemetery in less than a month.

Ground spraying will be done Thursday morning, weather permitting.

Mayor Flanagan states, "As a precaution, all residents who live in the area should keep their windows closed and refrain from going outside between the hours of 2:00am and 5:00am. In addition, caregivers should ensure that children, elderly relatives and friends as well as pets follow these guidelines."

For more information on West Nile virus, EEE, Spraying, etc visit the MA state website for details http://www.mass.gov/dph/wnv

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