TITLE

West Nile virus: the current climate

AUTHOR(S)
Prow, Natalie A.; Khromykh, Alexander A.; Hall, Roy A.
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer;Apr2009, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the impact of West Nile virus (WNV), a member of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of flaviviruses, on public health in the U.S. It mentions that the virus has rapidly spread across North America and Argentina and maintains in nature via a mosquito-bird-mosquito cycle. Moreover, it states that the virus remains a major global public health concern with the growth of viral strains.
ACCESSION #
38030512

 

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