Case of West Nile virus confirmed in Mobile County, AL, and mosquitoes with the virus found in MA, CT & NY.

Health authorities continue to examine local mosquitoes and report isolations of the virus that causes West Nile Fever. The latest places where the virus has been found include:

  • Worcester County, MA
  • South Windsor & West Haven, CT
  • Dix Hills & Aquebogue, NY

Additionally, the first human case of West Nile fever in Mobile County, Alabama this year has been confirmed from the 36617 ZIP code.

Travellers should be aware that the West Nile virus is fairly widespread in the USA. To avoid exposure to the virus, travellers should take all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of West Nile Fever.

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