Long-time Island visitor tells harrowing story of surviving blastomycosis

Will Sadowski, a Windsor resident, is shown when he was in hospital, gravely ill with the disease blastomycosis. The long time seasonal resident of Manitoulin, who is an avid hunter and fisherman, suspects he contracted the disease during a hunting trip to the Island two years ago.

Contracted disease while hunting on Manitoulin

WINDSOR - A Windsor man who contracted the disease blastomycosis and came close to dying said he is sure he got the disease while he was hunting on Manitoulin Island two years ago. In fact, he spent 195 days in hospital and is still dealing with the repercussions.

“I’ve been on a hell of a journey,” stated Will Sadowski in an interview with the...

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