West Nile Virus

Oct 4, 2002

See the latest numbers of West Nile Virus infections in the U.S. on the CDC website: so far this year, 2703 people have been infected with the virus, and 146 have died. Cover up! Here’s a great website with a nice visual description of how the mosquito gets infected first and then passes the virus on to humans: cbsnews.com (see the link called West Nile: In their Blood at the right of the page.

Anton Zuiker

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