A second person in Michigan has now died from the West Nile virus, and 18 more cases have been reported this week.
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.
The Wayne County Health Department has confirmed two cases of West Nile virus.
Oakland County has confirmed its first human case of West Nile Virus this summer.
Health officials say they’ve identified West Nile virus in two Michigan counties, the earliest such detection in several years as weather conditions encourage the presence of mosquitoes.
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Mayor Jim Fouts said those who have stagnant pools or ponds and other areas that harbor mosquitoes could face a $1,000 fine.
Health officials say a Macomb County man who recently died has been identified as Michigan’s first probable human case of West Nile virus this year.
We’ve already established this wet summer has helped create a bumper crop of mosquitoes. Each time I think about having dinner outdoors on the deck, I check the time of day. Once the sun goes […]
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts wants to “blast” the usual mosquito breeding grounds throughout the city, before West Nile Virus becomes a problem this summer.