Early signs of start of West Nile Fever season in USA

West Nile virus has been found in collected mosquitoes and dead birds in various places such as Ingham County, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and Garland, Texas. As the mosquitoes proliferate this summer, human cases of this viral infection will appear.

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Advice For Travellers

Since there is no vaccine or treatment for West Nile fever, travellers to areas where this virus has been found can reduce their risk of exposure by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.