mosquitoes

The a female mosquito prepares to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva. During the summer, the Everglades closes its camping facilities almost entirely because of the onslaught of mosquitoes. Traps are put up throughout Flamingo where 250,000 mosquitoes a day are collected.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

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

The a female mosquito prepares to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva. During the summer, the Everglades closes its camping facilities almost entirely because of the onslaught of mosquitoes. Traps are put up throughout Flamingo where 250,000 mosquitoes a day are collected.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

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.

07/27/2012

The a female mosquito prepares to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva. During the summer, the Everglades closes its camping facilities almost entirely because of the onslaught of mosquitoes. Traps are put up throughout Flamingo where 250,000 mosquitoes a day are collected.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

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

Jim Madaus You Ask We Answer Special

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 CBSDetroit.com during the broadcast.

CBS 62–04/05/2012

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

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

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

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

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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

The a female mosquito prepares to bite the photographer's hand at Everglades National Park August 12, 2002 in Flamingo, Florida. The female bugs use the blood protein to feed their eggs then lays the eggs in water. The itch from the bite is caused by the human body's immune system responding to the mosquito's saliva. During the summer, the Everglades closes its camping facilities almost entirely because of the onslaught of mosquitoes. Traps are put up throughout Flamingo where 250,000 mosquitoes a day are collected.  (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

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

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

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