West Nile fever


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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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Acute pancreatitis in West Nile Fever. Am J TropMedHyg.
Persons with West Nile fever usually present with a sudden onset of some or all of the following symptoms: anorexia, eye pain, headache, lymphadenopathy, nausea and/or vomiting, malaise, and myalgia (Mostashari and others 2001).
In 1999 12 people died and 2,000 were infected in an outbreak of West Nile fever in New York.
In order to protect the Community against the spread of West Nile Fever (a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes which is accompanied by clinical symptoms of encephalitis) from part of the United States, the European Commission adopted measures to combat the disease on 15 September.
Summary: Mallapuram (Kerala) [India], Mar 20 (ANI): The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, along with officials from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reviewed the current situation, state preparedness and action taken to deal with West Nile Fever (WNF) here after a minor boy in the district who was diagnosed with the disease passed away.
West Nile fever in Israel: the reemergence of an endemic disease.
The subject matter of the framework contract is the further development of a tool to appraise and compare vector control strategies against West Nile fever in Europe.
The decision also includes a temporary banning importation of all live birds from Portugal due to West Nile fever as well as all species of ruminants from France and Canada banned due to the emergence of bluetongue disease, Deputy Director of PAAF Hanadi Bastaki said in statement.
The CDC noted that it is likely that about 98 percent of cases of West Nile fever are not reported.
ANKARA, Sep 8, 2010 (TUR) -- West Nile Fever claimed three lives in Turkey, health ministry official said on Wednesday.
Several people have been hospitalized in the south Russian city of Volgograd, infected with West Nile fever - a virus that usually doesn't spread north of the Mediterranean region.
Mark Loeb of McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont., and his coinvestigators found that recovery from the physical, mental, mood, and fatigue symptoms of WNV took about 1 year on average, with patients having neuroin-vasive disease taking slightly longer than those with West Nile fever (Ann.

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