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West Nile Virus

Mosquitos are seen inside a trap on June 29, 2012 in Pleasant Hill, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sixth West Nile Death Confirmed In Michigan

Angela Minicuci with the Michigan Department of Community Health said a 75-year-old man died in Kent County, near Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012

West Nile Virus Threatens Labor Day Celebrations

People celebrating Labor Day weekend outdoors in Michigan could be setting themselves up as the main course for feasting mosquitoes, including the species known to carry the West Nile virus.

09/02/2012

Fifth West Nile Virus Death In Michigan Reported

A fifth death associated with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been reported in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/30/2012

West Nile Virus Precautions Urged After 4th Death Confirmed

With more Michiganders spending time outside for the extended Labor Day weekend, the Michigan Department of Community Health is reminding residents of the simple precautions that can be taken to avoid mosquito bites during the holiday this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

A mosquitois prepared to be studied in a laboratory at the Center for Scientific Research Caucaseco in the outskirts of Cali, Colombia, on April 25, 2012. (credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/GettyImages)

Michigan Puppy Contracts Eastern Equine Encephalitis

The Michigan Department of Agriculture has confirmed a case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in an eight-week-old Van Buren County puppy

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2012

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WEBINAR: Doctors Take Your West Nile Questions

WWJ’s Pat Sweeting was joined in the studio by Dr. Jose Vasquez and Dr. Christopher Carpenter to answer questions about the West Nile virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

Third Person Dies From West Nile Virus In Michigan

After a third West Nile death in Michigan has been confirmed, WWJ Newsradio 950 is hosting a special webinar at noon Friday, Aug. 24 with local doctors who will answer your questions about the illness.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2012

A mosquitois prepared to be studied in a laboratory at the Center for Scientific Research Caucaseco in the outskirts of Cali, Colombia, on April 25, 2012. (credit: LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/GettyImages)

Second West Nile Death Reported In Michigan

A second person in Michigan has now died from the West Nile virus, and 18 more cases have been reported this week.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/23/2012

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)

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

Dream Cruisers, Festival Goers Warned Of West Nile Virus Dangers

The Oakland County Health Department is warning people at large outdoor gatherings, such as the Dream Cruise, Renaissance Festival and Arts Beats & Eats, about West Nile Virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2012

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