public health http://wmuk.org en Berrien County swine flu case reported http://wmuk.org/post/berrien-county-swine-flu-case-reported <p>State health officials are reporting a case of "swine flu" in southwest Michigan. The Community health and Agriculture departments say the case involves a child who had pigs on display at the Berrien County Youth Fair earlier this month. &nbsp;The child was not hospitalized.</p><p>Officials say they're trying to reach other exhibitors to find out if they also came down with the H3N2v virus. It causes symptoms like those of the regular seasonal influenza, although some cases can be severe and even fatal. However, experts say this strain of the virus rarely spreads from person-to-person.</p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:18:45 +0000 Andrew Robins 8295 at http://wmuk.org Berrien County swine flu case reported Michigan meningitis grand jury OK'ed http://wmuk.org/post/michigan-meningitis-grand-jury-oked <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>A grand jury will investigate a meningitis outbreak in Michigan linked to contaminated drugs. The Gongwer News Service reports that Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette got authority from the Michigan Court of Appeals to call a multi-county grand jury on Friday.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:49:36 +0000 Andrew Robins 4275 at http://wmuk.org Michigan meningitis grand jury OK'ed