Michigan officials say horse, turkeys test positive for mosquito-borne West Nile Virus

August 29, 2014 8:27 AM

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TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan — Michigan officials have confirmed the West Nile Virus has been found in a northern Michigan horse and a mid-Michigan turkey flock.

The state Agriculture and Community Health departments said Thursday an 8-year-old horse from Grand Traverse County tested positive for the mosquito-borne virus this month. It was euthanized after it didn't respond to treatment.

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