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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
More Ticks Carrying Babesiosis Parasite, Raising Risk of Serious Illness
  The infection is most dangerous for people over 50, those without spleens or who have had cancer treatments or are taking other medications that suppress their immune systems.

Friday, August 21, 2015
State Mosquito Program Reports Increase in Mosquitoes Testing Positive for West Nile Virus
  The State Mosquito Management Program announced today that an increasing number of mosquitoes trapped and tested by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station are positive for West Nile virus (WNV). Residents are cautioned that August and September are generally the months when people are at the highest risk of acquiring WNV infections in Connecticut.