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West Nile Virus – How do I catch it?

West Nile Virus – How do I catch it?

The vast majority of people catching the West Nile Virus will have no symptoms at all, others may have very minor symptoms, not even being aware that they are ill. However for a very few people, when they are infected, it will lead to encephalitis, myelitis or meningitis. These three conditions all refer to swelling [...]

November 12, 2012 More
West Nile Virus, causes and symptoms

West Nile Virus, causes and symptoms

The West Nile Virus is a disease spread by mosquitoes and was first identified in the eastern Africa country of Uganda. This was in 1937 but by 1999 it had made its way to the United States being discovered first in New York and has subsequently spread around the country. The numbers of diagnosed cases [...]

November 12, 2012 More