Scientists: Freezing Cold Winter Could Mean Much Fewer Bugs In SummerAs many states are still digging out from the frigid "bomb cyclone," some are looking for the possible bright side of a brutal winter: less bugs in the summer.
Livonia Spraying Pesticides To Avoid Possible Zika Virus OutbreakLivonia officials haven't found the Zika Virus, but a type of mosquito -- named the Asian Tiger -- that can carry the virus has been spotted in the area.
Four West Nile Virus Human Cases Confirmed In MichiganThe Michigan Department of Health has confirmed four cases -- two residents of Montcalm County, a resident in Oakland County and one in Macomb County. All have been hospitalized with a neurological disease.
Mosquitoes Capable Of Spreading Zika Virus Found In Wayne CountyWhile the Asian Tiger mosquito can spread the Zika virus, health officials say there's been no evidence of Zika virus-infected mosquitoes in the state at this time.
West Nile Virus Spotted In Oakland CountySymptoms associated with West Nile Virus are fever, headache, and other aches or pains. The symptoms can last anywhere between a few days to a few weeks.
Michigan Amends State Budget To Include $250,000 To Fight Zika VirusOfficials have confirmed two Zika cases in Michigan.
Oakland County To Set Mosquito Traps In Face Of Zika VirusOfficials doesn't expect the mosquitoes to travel to Michigan, but it is possible they could hitch a ride in shipping containers.
2 Human Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Oakland CountyTwo mosquito pools, a crow and a blood donor have also tested positive for the virus.
4 Human Cases Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Michigan“We have clear evidence that West Nile virus is present in the state again this summer."
Crow In Oakland County Tests Positive For West Nile VirusMosquito pools in the county have also tested positive for the virus in recent weeks.
Mosquitoes In Wayne County Test Positive For West Nile VirusBeware of infected mosquitoes.
Mosquitoes In Oakland County Test Positive For West Nile Virus“The most effective way to protect yourself and your family against West Nile Virus is to take precautions against mosquito bites.”