West Nile Virus

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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

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Michigan Turkey Tests Positive For West Nile Virus

So far, the turkey is the first animal in the state to test positive this year for the disease.


2012 Was Worst Year For West Nile Virus In Michigan

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

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Health Officials: 10 Dead In Michigan From West Nile Virus

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

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Michigan West Nile Death Toll Rises By Two

Two more West Nile Virus brings Michigan to a total of eight deaths and 160 total cases this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/18/2012