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West Nile,

a province in Uganda where the virus was first discovered in 1937.
West Nile encephalitis virus - a Flavivirus in the family Flaviviridae. Synonym(s): West Nile virus
West Nile fever - a febrile illness caused by West Nile virus, a member of the family Flaviviridae, and characterized by headache, fever, maculopapular rash, myalgia, lymphadenopathy, and leukopenia; spread by Culex mosquitoes.
West Nile virus - Synonym(s): West Nile encephalitis virus
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Montgomery County Health Department has been conducting a West Nile virus surveillance program since May that includes trapping adult mosquitoes and testing them for the West Nile virus.
The West Nile Varus is usually spread through common mosquitos.
The CDC marked West Nile virus as the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the U.S.
Traces of West Nile were first discovered in Orange County as well, as mosquitos and dead birds found in Cypress, Buena Park, Huntington Beach and Tustin tested positive for the virus.
It is our hope that this passion will translate into meaningful action being implemented after the course, working in partnership with the West Nile Consortium Partners.
West Nile Fever is a mosquito-borne zoonotic disease caused by a flavivirus -West Nile Virus (WNV).
In rare instances -- about 1 in 150 cases -- people infected with the virus will develop a severe form of the disease: West Nile encephalitis, West Nile meningitis or West Nile meningoencephalitis.
Clinical response after IVIG therapy for West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease (WNVND) may require four to eight weeks.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the nearly 700 West Nile virus cases reported in 2012 as of Aug.
Because of the man's death, the threat level from West Nile has been raised to "high" in Worcester and in Auburn.
In contrast to the other disease-causing arboviruses, West Nile virus is endemic all across the country.
It turns out that these birds were the first victims of West Nile virus in the U.S.

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