West Nile Virus

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September 05, 2019 - 5:34 pm
WNV is spread to humans through the bite of a mosquito which became infected when biting a bird.
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Mosquito bite to the neck
August 16, 2019 - 7:48 pm
"It has a 33% fatality rate fatality rate for humans who become ill," said Lynn Sutfin of the MDHHS.
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This July 13, 2019 photo provided by Guangzhou Wolbaki Biotech shows male Aedes albopictus mosquitoes in a container at the company's lab in Guangzhou, China, prepared for release. Researchers zapped the insects with a small dose of radiation and infected them with a virus-fighting bacterium called Wolbachia. Males and female mosquitoes with different types of Wolbachia won’t have young that survive. So researchers intentionally infect males with a strain not found in the area and then release the insects. (Guangzhou Wolbaki Biotech via AP)
July 18, 2019 - 7:37 am
The invasive bugs can spread dengue fever, Zika and other diseases.
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June 15, 2019 - 2:32 pm
Bzzz! Bzzz! West Nile virus is back in Oakland County.
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May 20, 2019 - 11:00 pm
Orkin released its annual Top 50 Mosquito Cities List
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