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West Nile Virus: What You Need To Know by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 26 Aug 2012 10:01pm What Is West Nile Virus? West Nile virus (WNV) is a potentially serious illness. Experts believe WNV is established as a seasonal epidemic in North America that flares up in the summer and continues into the fall. As of August 21, a total of 47 states have reported West Nile virus infections in people, birds or mosqu ... Read on »
Questions and Answers about West Nile Virus by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Sun 26 Aug 2012 10:01pm The CDC has put together a selection of answers to the questions people ask most about West Nile virus and West Nile virus encephalitis. They are arranged by topic and are updated regularly. Please select a topic from the list below: >Overview >Persistence with West Nile Virus infection >Statistics on WN ... Read on »
Simple, Non-Toxic Ways to Protect Yourself from West Nile Virus by Diane Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Aug 2012 1:09pm West Nile Virus is on the rise in the United States, a consequence of the climate change that is bringing more extreme weather conditions to many parts of the country. The Centers for Disease Control report that, "since 1999, 30,000 people have been reported as getting sick with West Nile Virus. Occasionally, an infected person may develop m ... Read on »
Medicine Mondays: Circumcision; Discipline and Young Children; Vitamins and Children; Bug Spray and West Nile Virus by Dr. Sheila Cason Medical Doctor Posted Sun 07 Sep 2008 8:39pm Hi Everyone! Welcome back to Medicine Mondays where each Monday I post the answers to questions that I have collected over the week. If you have a question please feel free to send me an email or leave me a comment. I welcome every comment and hope to help answer some questions. Just remember that my advice is not a substitute for a physical e ... Read on »
Dallas Launches Insecticide Spraying Against West Nile Virus by HealthFinder Posted Fri 17 Aug 2012 1:00pm healthnewslink The north Texas area has been hit hard by the potentially fatal mosquito-borne disease this summer. By Amanda Gardner HealthDay Repo ... Read on »
TWiV 62: Persistence of West Nile virus by Vincent Racaniello Posted Sun 13 Dec 2009 12:00am On episode #62 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Dickson, and Alan discuss STEP HIV-1 vaccine failure caused by the adenovirus vector, presence of West Nile virus in kidneys for years after initial infection, adaptation of the influenza viral RNA polymerase for replication in human cells, and the significance of the D225G change ... Read on »
Researcher uses federal grant to investigate West Nile Virus by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 12:00am Georgia State University’s Margo Brinton, a Regents’ Professor in the Department of Biology, received a $289,000 federal stimulus grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue her research on West Nile virus, which is transmitted to humans by mosquitoes. West Nile virus causes either a mild illness characterized by short-term flu ... Read on »
Immunogenic West Nile Virus-Like Particles by nih.gov Posted Sun 10 May 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: Currently, no specific vaccine or therapy for West Nile Virus (WNV) is available for human use; a killed-virus vaccine and booster is in use for horses (efficacy not yet reported). Virus-like particles (VLPs) are an exciting new strategy, as it combines the safety of killed-virus and DNA-based vaccin ... Read on »
Live-Attenuated West Nile Virus Vaccines with Improved Immune Responses by nih.gov Posted Sun 03 May 2009 5:00pm Description of Invention: West Nile virus (WNV), the etiologic agent of West Nile virus fever and encephalitis, is an emerging human and veterinary pathogen in North America. WNV also periodically poses a serious threat to public health in Africa, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. There is no vaccine available. WN ... Read on »
CDPH REPORTS FIRST HUMAN WEST NILE VIRUS CASES OF 2010 by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Fri 30 Jul 2010 11:59am Two women in Stanislaus County are the first confirmed human cases of West Nile virus (WNV) infection in California this year. The women were identified after they donated blood and routine testing performed by the blood bank confirmed WNV infection. "With the first confirmed human illnesses from West Nile virus this year, we are intensifyi ... Read on »