West Nile Virus

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

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

Washtenaw County Woman Dies From West Nile Virus

Health officials say WNV cases are on the rise both nationally and in lower Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

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)

Wayne County Reports 2 West Nile Cases

The Wayne County Health Department has confirmed two cases of West Nile virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/03/2012

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

Oakland County Reports First Case Of West Nile Virus

Oakland County has confirmed its first human case of West Nile Virus this summer.

07/27/2012

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)

Health Officials: West Nile Virus Found Early In Mich.

Health officials say they’ve identified West Nile virus in two Michigan counties, the earliest such detection in several years as weather conditions encourage the presence of mosquitoes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/03/2012

Warm Weather Brings Early Arrival Of Mosquito Season

While most of us have been enjoying the unseasonably warm temperatures, the mild weather that seems to be ahead of schedule has its down sides. The Oakland County Health Division says it has caused mosquitos to arrive early this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

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)

Warren Mayor Calls To Prevent Mosquito Breeding Grounds

Warren Mayor Jim Fouts wants to “blast” the usual mosquito breeding grounds throughout the city, before West Nile Virus becomes a problem this summer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2011

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