West Nile Virus Articles A-Z
West Nile Disease - West Nile Virus
This page contains links to eMedTV West Nile Virus Articles containing information on subjects from West Nile Disease to West Nile Virus. 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.
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- West Nile Disease
West Nile disease is caused by a virus and is most often transmitted through mosquito bites. This eMedTV Web page gives a brief overview of this disease, with information on symptoms, treatment, and more.
- West Nile Encephalitis
West Nile encephalitis is a severe form of West Nile virus. This selection from the eMedTV Web library offers an in-depth look at this condition, including information on symptoms, treatment, and how often it occurs.
- West Nile Statistics
This eMedTV article provides statistics on West Nile virus, explaining how many cases occur each year in the United States. Statistics on pregnancy are also included, as is information on when West Nile virus first appeared in the United States.
- West Nile Vaccine
There is currently no vaccine available to protect humans from the West Nile virus. This page on the eMedTV site explains why the West Nile vaccine for horses cannot be used for humans. This page also talks about the possibility of a human vaccine.
- West Nile Virus
As this eMedTV article explains, the West Nile virus is commonly found in Africa, West Asia, and the Middle East. This Web page provides an in-depth look at this virus, including its spread in the United States.