An overview of the effect and epidemiology of viral central nervous system infections in African children.

@article{Badoe2014AnOO,
  title={An overview of the effect and epidemiology of viral central nervous system infections in African children.},
  author={Eben Badoe and Jo M Wilmshurst},
  journal={Seminars in pediatric neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={26-9}
}
Viral infections in Africa are common. Polio still persists in the continent despite vaccination campaigns. Many of the common viral infections, such as by the nonpolio enteroviruses, lack effective therapies and leave devastating sequelae to infected neonates and infants. Rarer conditions, such as by West Nile virus, have generated a fascinating conundrum as to how the virus spread to other parts of the world, such as the United States of America. This infection illustrates that these… CONTINUE READING