Michigan was a focal point of mosquito-borne Eastern Equine Encephalitis cases last year. This year may end up being no different. We’ve already had a couple of early reports of mosquitos found in the state carrying the disease.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said state residents are being strongly advised to protect themselves from mosquito bites after four additional cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been confirmed in southwest Michigan, including two more that were fatal.
A Kalamazoo resident was diagnosed with West Nile Virus on Monday, September 19, the first case of this disease in Kalamazoo County in 2016.
The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department says that West Nile Virus, which is transmitted by mosquitoes, only shows symptoms in around 20% of those infected...
The large swarms of our favorite flying insects are here to stay, at least for a few weeks. If you had the chance to sit outside and view the amazing colors of explosive fireworks over the Fourth of July, then you also likely had the chance walk away with multiple bumps covering your exposed arms or legs.