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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

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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

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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

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Warren Cracks Down On Those Who Harbor Mosquitoes

Mayor Jim Fouts said those who have stagnant pools or ponds and other areas that harbor mosquitoes could face a $1,000 fine.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011

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Michigan Reports Year’s First Likely West Nile Death

Health officials say a Macomb County man who recently died has been identified as Michigan’s first probable human case of West Nile virus this year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/25/2011

West Nile Case Identified In Michigan

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 […]