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Health Officials: West Nile Virus Found Early In Mich.

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012

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First Forecast Severe Weather TV Special Returns: You Ask, We Answer

First Forecast: You Ask, We Answer is a half-hour special designed to help you prepare for the spring season and learn about severe weather. Chat live with the First Forecast team at during the broadcast.

CBS 62–04/05/2012

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Warren Cracks Down On Those Who Harbor Mosquitoes

Mayor Jim Fouts said those who have stagnant pools or ponds and other areas that harbor mosquitoes could face a $1,000 fine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011

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Michigan Reports Year’s First Likely West Nile Death

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011


Dragonfly Landing Strip

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 […]

CBS 62–08/23/2011

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Warren Mayor Calls To Prevent Mosquito Breeding Grounds

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts wants to “blast” the usual mosquito breeding grounds throughout the city, before West Nile Virus becomes a problem this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2011

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Mosquitoes Making An Early Appearance This Spring

Mosquitoes are making an early appearance in Michigan due to our wet spring.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2011

Health Officials Want Vigilance On Encephalitis

Health officials are reminding people to be vigilant about taking steps to prevent the spread of Eastern equine encephalitis in Michigan.


3rd Case Of Equine Encephalitis In Michigan

A 52-year-old southwest Michigan woman is recovering in a rehab center from the state’s third case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis.


West Nile Case Identified In Michigan

Health officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in Michigan this summer. A Pittsfield Township man tested positive for a mild form of the illness, known as West Nile Fever, but […]