Mustafa Ertek, chairman of Refik Saydam Hygiene Center of Health Ministry, said that seven people from five provinces were diagnosed with West Nile Fever
in Turkey and three of them died.
and his coinvestigators found that recovery from the physical, mental, mood, and fatigue symptoms of WNV took about 1 year on average, with patients having neuroin-vasive disease taking slightly longer than those with West Nile fever
Other insect-borne diseases such as the tropical West Nile Fever
could also be seen in the UK.
Major contributors to these numbers are the mosquito borne diseases, which include West Nile Fever
, Japanese Encephalitis, Yellow Fever, Dengue and Malaria.
After the first clinical case of West Nile fever
was detected in a horse in September 2010 in Andalusia (southern Spain), a control program for WNV was initiated that included symptomatic treatment of animals, protection of horses in shelters during hours of higher vector activity, vaccination (not mandatory), vector control using pyrethroid-based insecticides, and elimination of mosquito breeding habitats.
Mosquitoes are known to transmit important wildlife diseases, such as avian malaria and West Nile fever
As of this week, authorities have detected West Nile fever
in birds in 52 of California's 58 counties.
In the lab, a malaria vaccine showed promise (162: 99), and a vaccine fashioned from pieces of the viruses that cause dengue fever and West Nile fever
protected mice against West Nile infections (161: 164).
From West Nile Fever
to resistant staph germs, and now a deadly new strain of pneumonia, we must increase our vigilance to the threat emerging pathogens pose for public health and safety.
In humans, the virus can cause West Nile fever
and encephalitis, an infection that can cause inflammation of the brain and death.
For every West Nile case diagnosed, Campbell estimates, 15 to 30 people have contracted West Nile fever
but did not seek medical treatment.
cases of West Nile fever
were reported in 1999 in New York.