West Nile Fever cases and deaths in the USA (weekly update)

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have received reports of West Nile Fever cases and deaths from 43 states. A total of 2,636 cases and 118 deaths have been reported. Since there is no vaccine or treatment for infections with West Nile fever virus, travellers to areas where the West Nile Fever virus has been found can reduce their risk of exposure to this virus by taking all necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites.

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