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West Nile fever

[′west ¦nīl ′fē·vər]
(medicine)
An acute, usually mild, mosquito-borne virus disease occurring in summer, chiefly in Egypt, Israel, Africa, India, and Korea; signs are fever and lymphadenopathy, sometimes with a rash.
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West Nile virus is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird.
The announcement added that around 1 in 150 people, or less than 1 per cent of those infected with the West Nile Virus, will develop a serious form of the disease, affecting the central nervous system, or causing meningitis, encephalitis or acute paralysis.
In 2018, the county recorded 12 cases of West Nile virus infections.
There have 10 West Nile Virus human cases reported in California in 2019. 
Among these trained coaches are refugees who will bring the refugee communities from different West Nile refugee settlements to play football, as part of psychosocial therapy for those affected by effects of war and trauma.
"All cases of JE/AES are to be investigated as per guidelines of JE/ AES and also tested for West Nile Virus.
According to Pennsylvania's West Nile Control Program website, roughly 80 percent of people who contract West Nile will exhibit no symptoms at all.
Acute flaccid quadriplegic paralysis is rare and may occur in 3-19% of those with West Nile virus neuroinvasive disease (WNVND).
The analysis also found that milder winters and unusually warm spring temperatures contributed to epidemic years for West Nile, a major concern as global temperatures continue to climb, Haley contends.
According to the Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services as of mid-August, 11 residents had died due to West Nile virus and a total of 230 human cases had been identified.
According to the state Department of Public Health, the man was diagnosed with West Nile in mid-August and later died.
Cases of neuroinvasive La Crosse virus disease outnumber West Nile virus disease in the pediatric age group because the age distribution of the infections is dramatically different.

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