Sarah George, Author at Psychiatry Advisor

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West-Nile encephalitis

West Nile encephalitis I. What every physician needs to know. West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-transmitted arbovirus of the family Flaviviridae; this family also includes the etiologic agents of yellow fever, dengue, and Zika. Several bird species serve as normal reservoirs for the virus, with incidental human transmission mediated by Culex species mosquitoes that…

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