More West Nile Fever cases in USA

So far, 14 states have reported a total of 31 cases of West Nile Fever. There have been 3 deaths. Another 18 states have reported infections in mosquitoes, birds, or sentinel animals. 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.

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