Potentially Dangerous West Nile Virus Detected

By Jorge Avellan

July 3, 2012

ROYAL OAK, Mi. (My TV 20 News at Ten) --- A case of the West Nile Virus has been identified in a wild Turkey in Saginaw.

As a result many hospitals and health departments, including Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak are recommending residents to take extra precaution during the Fourth of July activities.

Our Jorge Avellan spoke with a doctor and will tell us what you should know before you head outside.

Doctors say the virus came a lot earlier this year because of the short winter we had.

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