The year's second pool of infested mosquitoes was found earlier this week in Hyde Park, joining an equally WNV-laden pool in Jamaica Plain, the Boston Public Health Commission says.
West Nile Virus is generally considered a mild problem, causing flu-like symptoms, at least among people with healthy immune systems, but the commission says now would be a good time to slather up with DEET for those walks in the woods, and to make sure all those tires in your backyard aren't full of the stagnant water mosquitoes just love to breed in, after sucking out some of your blood with their sharp-tipped proboscises.
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