TITLE

West Nile virus still a threat

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p570
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
22469915

 

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