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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

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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)

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

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

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

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

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

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 […]

08/23/2010

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