West Nile virus infections are here! Are we prepared to face another flavivirus epidemic?

  title={West Nile virus infections are here! Are we prepared to face another flavivirus epidemic?},
  author={Lu{\'i}za Antunes de Castro-Jorge and M{\'a}rcio Junio Lima Siconelli and Beatriz Dos Santos Ribeiro and Fl{\'a}via Masson de Moraes and Jonathan Ballico de Moraes and Mayara R Agostinho and Taline M Klein and Vitor Gonçalves Floriano and B.A.L. da Fonseca},
  journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical},
Emerging arthropod-borne viruses (arboviruses), such as chikungunya and Zika viruses, are a major threat to public health in countries like Brazil where biodiversity is high and medical care is sometimes precarious. West Nile fever is a disease caused by the West Nile Virus (WNV), an RNA virus belonging to the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by infected mosquitoes to numerous animals like birds, reptiles and mammals, including human and non-human primates. In the last decade, the number… 

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