West Nile Virus
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.
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.
Warren Mayor Jim Fouts wants to “blast” the usual mosquito breeding grounds throughout the city, before West Nile Virus becomes a problem this summer.
Health officials have confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in Michigan this summer. A Pittsfield Township man tested positive for a mild form of the illness, known as West Nile Fever, but […]