West Nile Virus

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Mosquitoes In Wayne County Test Positive For West Nile Virus

Beware of infected mosquitoes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2015

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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.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/04/2015

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Experts Say 2015 Could Be Worst Summer For Mosquitoes In Michigan

Experts say wet weather this summer has led to a booming mosquito population in parts of Michigan — and it could be the worst we’ve seen in years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2015

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First West Nile Virus Activity Of 2015 Detected In Michigan

Get ready to “fight the bite” this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2015

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1st West Nile Virus Detected This Year In Michigan

Michigan health officials say they’ve confirmed the presence of mosquitoes with the West Nile virus for the first time this season.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2014

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Tips: Avoid Potentially Deadly Mosquito And Tick Bites This Season

Last year, 36 people got sick and two died from West Nile Virus,

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2014


Michigan DEQ Awards $350K In Grant Money For Scrap Tire Cleanup Projects

Seven scrap tire sites will be completely cleaned …

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2014

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

Mom: Son Making ‘Miracle’ Recovery From West Nile

A 10-year-old Michigan boy paralyzed last year after being bitten by a mosquito carrying the West Nile virus is a “walking miracle,” his mother said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013