Race Horse Tests Positive For Equine Herpes VirusThe disease poses no harm to humans but can cause miscarriages, partial paralysis and death in horses.
More Than 8,000 Mich. Deer Dead From DiseaseA disease that began killing deer last summer has now wiped out more than 8,000 whitetails in Michigan.
Viral Disease Has Killed 4,217 Deer In 24 CountiesAuthorities in Michigan say an insect-spread deer disease has spread to at least 24 counties.
Sixth West Nile Death Confirmed In MichiganAngela Minicuci with the Michigan Department of Community Health said a 75-year-old man died in Kent County, near Grand Rapids.
Viral Disease Has Killed 1,700 Deer StatewideState wildlife officials say more than 1,700 white-tailed deer have been killed this summer by a disease affecting several counties in the southern half of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
Fifth West Nile Virus Death In Michigan ReportedA fifth death associated with the mosquito-borne West Nile virus has been reported in Michigan.
West Nile Virus Precautions Urged After 4th Death ConfirmedWith 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.
Michigan Puppy Contracts Eastern Equine EncephalitisThe Michigan Department of Agriculture has confirmed a case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in an eight-week-old Van Buren County puppy
Third Person Dies From West Nile Virus In MichiganAfter 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.
Dream Cruisers, Festival Goers Warned Of West Nile Virus DangersThe 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.
Washtenaw County Woman Dies From West Nile VirusHealth officials say WNV cases are on the rise both nationally and in lower Michigan.
Viral Disease Kills Hundreds Of Deer In 8 CountiesWildlife officials say a viral disease has turned up in eight Michigan counties and killed hundreds of deer.
MSU Researchers Develop Power New Tool To Fight FluAn international research team from Michigan State University has developed a new protein that they say has the potential to combat deadly flu epidemics.
Best Defense Against Flu Germs? Try Washing Your HandsAre you trying to avoid getting sick with either a cold or the flu? One of your best methods of defense is actually something that you should be doing everyday anyway.
Reported Norovirus Prompts Washtenaw County Officials To Issue Health AlertWith at least one outbreak of the norovirus confirmed, Washtenaw County Public Health officials are reminding the community of symptoms associated with the gastrointestinal illness and how stop it from spreading.