West Nile virus still a threat

Kondro, Wayne
September 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p570
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the health threat posed by the West Nile virus (WNV) carried by the mosquito species called Culex tarsalas. According to Mike Drebot, head of the Viral Zoonoses section of Health Canada, the WNV rates may rise in Manitoba and Sasketchawan during the 2006 summer season as Culex tarsalas loves to breed in sun-dried prairie ditches.


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