TITLE

West Nile Virus Activity--United States, September 26-October 2, 2002, and Investigations of West Nile Virus Infections in Recipients of Blood Transfusions and Organ Transplantation

PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;10/4/2002, Vol. 51 Issue 39, p884
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a summary of West Nile virus (WNV) activity in the U.S. from September 26-October 2, 2002. Number of human cases of WNV infection in the U.S. during 2002; Areas reporting WNV activity in the U.S.; Result of the investigation of WNV infections in recipients of blood transfusion and organ transplantation.
ACCESSION #
7510404

 

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