West Nile Virus (Gage Olson)
West Nile Virus
A key feature of neuroinvasive West Nile virus disease isencephalitis, an inflammation of the brain.
Scientific Name: Flavivirus
How is it spread?
Most Common Victim: Anyone can get West Nile Virus but, Most serve infections are found in elderly people, and those with a weakened immune system. Last year 2,374 cases of West Nile Virus.
Signs and Symptoms: Fever, headaches, body aches, nausea, vomiting, and skin rash.