West Nile fever cases continue to increase in USA

So far this year, 38 states and the District of Columbia have reported a total of 579 cases with 23 deaths. California continues to report the most cases (182).

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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