May 6, 2018
The focus of a lot of media coverage over the past couple of years has been mostly on the Zika virus. Understandably so, given its ferocious appetite and deadly consequences. But another virus that once captivated the headlines still wreaks havoc to this day: West Nile.
Insect-transmitted diseases like West Nile virus are on an almost uncontrollable rise across the country. Because of that, you may want to hear the story of Missy Moris; a California teacher who knows all too well the actual dangers of the disease. After her encounter with the nefarious virus, her life will never be the same.
Missy Morris used to enjoy her time outside. She enjoyed having her morning coffee on the back porch. Sometimes her and her family would have dinner out there. She often slept with the windows wide open without a screen to interfere with the air flow.