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Hi. I think your find that this is the answer your looking for.The incubation period — the period between when you're bitten by an infected...
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First, a community can monitor the bird population, including surveillance of birds that are sick or have died of disease, for the virus. Second, the...
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The West Nile virus is closely related to the Japanese encephalitis virus and the St. Louis encephalitis virus, which are found in the southeastern...
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West Nile encephalitis is an infection of the brain that is caused by a virus known as the West Nile virus. First identified in Uganda in 1937, the...
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There is no clear evidence that a pregnancy is at risk due to infection with West Nile virus. However, the CDC states that in 2002, one case of...
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There is no specific treatment for West Nile virus infection. Intensive supportive therapy is directed toward the complications of brain infections...
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Mild infections are common with the West Nile virus. Symptoms of a mild infection include fever, headache, and body aches, which are often...
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All residents of areas where active cases have been identified are at risk of developing West Nile virus infection. People who are 50 years of age or...
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The following recommendations can help reduce the risk of becoming infected with the virus: Stay indoors at dawn, dusk, and in the early evening...
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Mosquitoes become infected by feeding on birds that are infected with the virus. The infected birds may or may not become ill. The birds are vectors...
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People get West Nile virus from the bite of a mosquito (primarily the Culex pipiens mosquito) that is infected with the West Nile virus.
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