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West Nile Virus Resources

Because the West Nile virus has reached epidemic levels in Michigan and has lead to five deaths in the area, the Michigan Department of Community Health is urging people to take preventative measures over the holiday weekend and throughout the mosquito season. You can find more information on the virus, including data maps at the CDC West Nile Virus Homepage or check out the following CPL resources:

A planet of viruses by Carl Zimmer

West Nile story by Dickson Despommier

[Mosquito by Eli Christman is licensed under CC BY 2.0]