• Man 'walking miracle' as he recovers from EEE

    11 days ago - By Wood TV

    HASTINGS, Mich. - Nearly two years after becoming infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a Hastings man continues to recover from the virus.
    Jeff Wescott was diagnosed with EEE in 2020 and wants others to know how serious the virus, which is spread by mosquitos, can be.
    He was in a coma for three days and was in the hospital for more than a month and had to relearn how to walk and talk. Jeff Wescott is only able to whisper because of the virus and continues to work on his walking and strength in physical therapy.
    “It's been tough. Little steps at a time,” he said.
    His wife, Tina...
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