West Nile virus in the Americas.

  title={West Nile virus in the Americas.},
  author={Christal G Pollock},
  journal={Journal of avian medicine and surgery},
  volume={22 2},
West Nile virus causes sporadic disease in the Eastern hemisphere that is often asymptomatic or mild, whereas in the Western hemisphere, West Nile virus has been associated with illness and profound mortality in many avian species. West Nile virus might have been transported to North America by an infected mosquito or the virus could have entered within a vertebrate host like a bird. Although the most important method of West Nile virus transmission is by Culex species mosquitoes, additional… CONTINUE READING

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