More West Nile Fever Virus cases in USA (update)

While several states are reporting finding West Nile Fever virus in trapped mosquitoes, only California, Colorado, Mississippi, Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee and Texas have reported a total of 14 human cases. There have been 2 deaths. 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.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of West Nile Fever.

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