Corpus ID: 26527206

[West Nile virus transmission risk in the Czech Republic].

@article{Vlkov2015WestNV,
  title={[West Nile virus transmission risk in the Czech Republic].},
  author={J. Vl{\vc}kov{\'a} and V. Rupe{\vs} and D. Hor{\'a}kov{\'a} and H. Koll{\'a}rov{\'a} and O. Hol{\'y}},
  journal={Epidemiologie, mikrobiologie, imunologie : casopis Spolecnosti pro epidemiologii a mikrobiologii Ceske lekarske spolecnosti J.E. Purkyne},
  year={2015},
  volume={64 2},
  pages={
          80-6
        }
}
  • J. Vlčková, V. Rupeš, +2 authors O. Holý
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiologie, mikrobiologie, imunologie : casopis Spolecnosti pro epidemiologii a mikrobiologii Ceske lekarske spolecnosti J.E. Purkyne
West Nile Virus (WNV) belongs to the family Flaviviridae. It is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes, capable of sucking blood on birds and mammals, most often by mosquitoes of the genus Culex. In humans, the virus was first identified in 1937 in the West Nile region, Uganda, Africa. Later, the virus spread and caused more or less severe epidemics of West Nile fever in North Africa, Europe, Asia, and North and South America. During the last two decades, WNV has been on the rise and is currently… Expand
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