West Nile Fever virus in USA

Health authorities continue to find the virus that causes West Nile Fever in local mosquitoes and sometimes in dead birds. The latest isolations have occurred in Texas and southern California.

Travellers should be aware that the West Nile Fever virus may be widespread in both Canada and the USA. The risk of exposure increases with the beginning of summer. Travellers should take 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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