West Nile Virus
Get ready to “fight the bite” this summer.
Michigan health officials say they’ve confirmed the presence of mosquitoes with the West Nile virus for the first time this season.
Last year, 36 people got sick and two died from West Nile Virus,
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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.
Texas researchers have found a link between a warmer winter and higher infection rates the following summer.
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.
So far, the turkey is the first animal in the state to test positive this year for the disease.
According to the Centers of Disease Control, 202 cases of West Nile Virus were reported in Michigan last year, including 17 deaths, in what officials are calling the worst outbreak of the disease since 2003.
State health officials have announced that two more people have died in Michigan from the West Nile Virus, bringing this year’s total to 10.