West Nile Virus Articles A-Z
Cause of West Nile Virus - Mosquito Information
This page contains links to eMedTV West Nile Virus Articles containing information on subjects from Cause of West Nile Virus to Mosquito Information. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Cause of West Nile Virus
In most human cases, West Nile virus is caused by being bitten by an infected mosquito. This eMedTV segment talks more about transmission of the virus. This page also lists some rare forms of West Nile virus transmission, including blood transfusions.
- Dead Birds
Over the past few years, many dead birds have been identified as having West Nile virus. This eMedTV Web page provides information about the handling, disposal, and consumption of birds that may have the West Nile virus.
- Mosquito Control
This eMedTV article explains that surveillance and the use of certain insecticides are important parts of mosquito control. This article talks about these methods and several things you can do at home to prevent mosquitoes.
- Mosquito Information
Looking for information on mosquitoes? This eMedTV article gives a brief overview of what they are, the dangers they pose to human health, and what you can do to reduce your risk. Also included is a link to more detailed information.