West Nile Fever cases in USA continue to increase

The total number of cases across the nation has increased to 23, but there have been no deaths so far. The number of states reporting at least 1 case has increased to 16 states.

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

Advice For Travellers

While the risk for most travellers is very low, it is still good practice to avoid mosquito bites, since there is no vaccine or treatment for West Nile fever.