Last week, Michigan health officials confirmed eight cases of West Nile virus so far this year, including one in Kent County.
Wood TV 8 reports that an 80-year-old man in Kent County passed away over the weekend from complications from the virus...
West Michigan summer traditions include: sitting by a campfire, heading to Lake Michigan...and swatting mosquitoes.
Get your swatting hand ready. It looks like a big year for the mosquito population in West Michigan.