West nile virus

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West nile virus

Most people get infected with West Nile virus by the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds. Infected mosquitoes can then spread the virus to humans and other animals.In a very small number of cases, West Nile virus has been spread through blood transfusions, organ transplants, and from mother to baby during pregnancy, delivery, or breastfeeding.

West Nile Virus is a disease thart is spread by mosquitoes and gives flu-like symptoms to people with the disease. It lasts a few days to a few weeks and is only fatal in extremely rare occasions, and many people do not develop symptoms at all. There is no available treatment, and only pain releviers are available for patients,

how does a peron contract this disease?

What are your chances of survival?

Overview

How does a doctor diagnose the condition? Is blood drawn? How long willl the patient be sick? Any treatment to ease symptoms?

How do you plan to implement your strategy?

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what are the symptoms?

Is there a cure or vaccine? How do you prevent this disease?

West Nile Virus

About 70% of people do not develop any symptoms, but 1 in 5 people develop body aches, fever,vomiting,diarrhea, or a rash.Less than 1% of people develop fatal symptoms

There no cure or vaccine, but you can prevent disease by wearing bug repellant and mosquito nets

Your chances or survival after contracting this disease is about 99%

Deton Herbik Ms.begum due date: Feb.8 1st period West Nile Virus

Diagnosis is based on a combination of clinical signs and symptoms and specialized laboratory tests of blood or spinal fluid. These tests typically detect antibodies that the immune system makes against the viral infection. Blood will be drawn, and most cases last a few days to a few weeks. Patients are given pain relievers to ease symptoms.

The city should supply the people with bug repellant and mosquito nets for their homes.

By driving around the effected areas and supplying materials to whoever needs them.

"General Questions About West Nile Virus." Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30 Mar. 2015. Web. 07 Feb. 2016.

Rashes caused by The virus


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