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Michigan Confirms Year’s 1st Human West Nile Case

Michigan has its first confirmed human case of West Nile Virus infection, a year after at least 17 people died and 202 came down with the mosquito-borne disease in the state.



Study Links West Nile Spikes To Warmer Winters

Texas researchers have found a link between a warmer winter and higher infection rates the following summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

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Michigan Turkey Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

So far, the turkey is the first animal in the state to test positive this year for the disease.



Fifth West Nile Virus Death In Michigan Reported

A fifth death associated with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been reported in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012


West Nile Virus Precautions Urged After 4th Death Confirmed

With more Michiganders spending time outside for the extended Labor Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Community Health is reminding residents of the simple precautions that can be taken to avoid mosquito bites during the holiday this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012


Third Person Dies From West Nile Virus In Michigan

After a third West Nile death in Michigan has been confirmed, WWJ Newsradio 950 is hosting a special webinar at noon Friday, Aug. 24 with local doctors who will answer your questions about the illness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

A mosquitois prepared to be studied in a laboratory at the Center for Scientific Research Caucaseco in the outskirts of Cali, Colombia, on April 25, 2012. (credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/GettyImages)

Second West Nile Death Reported In Michigan

A second person in Michigan has now died from the West Nile virus, and 18 more cases have been reported this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

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Mosquito Eradication Program Continued In Warren

City departments in Warren will begin a mosquito prevention and eradication program aimed at controlling the spread of the West Nile virus and other illnesses.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2012

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Wayne County Reports 2 West Nile Cases

The Wayne County Health Department has confirmed two cases of West Nile virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

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Oakland County Reports First Case Of West Nile Virus

Oakland County has confirmed its first human case of West Nile Virus this summer.