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Avoid Mosquitoes, West Nile Virus Cases on the Rise

August 29th 2012

Most people bitten by a WNV infected mosquito show no symptoms of illness. However, some become sick three to 15 days after exposure. About one-in-five infected persons will have mild illness with fever. About one in 150 infected people will become severely ill.

HEALTH ALERT: Mosquito Season Arrives Early in Michigan

April 3rd 2012

Oakland County Health Division urges residents to take preventive measures now to keep the mosquito population low this season and help prevent West Nile Virus (WNV) or other mosquito-borne diseases because mosquitoes have arrived early this year.