West Nile virus: What you should know

Published On: Aug 15 2012 12:05:31 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 15 2015 12:10:52 PM EDT

Here's what you need to know about the mosquito-borne West Nile virus.

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What is it? West Nile virus is an infection transmitted by mosquitoes, although in very small cases it has been spread through blood transfusions, organ transplants, breastfeeding and during pregnancy from mother to baby.


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