West Nile Virus: How You Can Identify and Avoid It

The West Nile Virus was first detected in the western hemisphere in 1999. In the time since then, it has rapidly spread across North America and into all 48 contiguous states. Although a person’s risk of contracting West Nile Virus is relatively low, people of all ages can develop serious illness if bitten by an infected mosquito.

To learn more about the different causes, symptoms, and treatments for West Nile Virus, take a look at this video from Livestrong.com. In it, you’ll learn why the best way to avoid contracting West Nile Virus is to keep from being bitten in the first place.

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