Innate immunity: Not-so-lucky 7 for West Nile virus


have a range of outcomes, from asymptomatic infection to deadly encephalitis, for which there is currently no treatment. Town and colleagues report in a recent issue of Immunity that Toll-like receptor 7 (TLR7) and interleukin-23 (IL-23) are important mediators of a successful host response. West Nile virus is a singlestranded (ssRNA) RNA virus that enters… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nri2535