West Nile Virus

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

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

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.

05/31/2013

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

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

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

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

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

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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