First 2016 Human Case Of West Nile Virus Confirmed In Michigan

The first 2016 case of the West Nile Virus in a person is now confirmed in Michigan.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says someone got sick in Livingston County.

The person is an older adult and is recovering.

Health experts say hot, dry summers are ideal for mosquitoes to transmit the West Nile Virus, and it’s important to take extra measures during peak mosquito biting hours between dusk and dawn.