West Nile Virus Threat Continues Well Into the Fall

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If that had happened, Zika might well have gone from being an exotic anomaly to being part of the new normal. Despite that reprieve, CDC statistics show that new cases continue to occur. for.

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A. West Nile virus (WNV) is an old world mosquito-borne pathogen that appeared unexpectantly in the New York metropolitan area in the fall of 1999. The disease was first thought to be St. Louis encephalitis, a closely related mosquito-borne virus that is relatively common in the continental United States.

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In addition to human encephalitis and meningitis cases, the West Nile (WN) virus outbreak in the summer and fall of 1999 in New York State resulted in bird deaths in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. From August to December 1999, 295 dead birds were laboratory-confirmed with WN virus infection; 262 (89%) were American Crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos).

Is West Nile Virus a Threat to Pets? According to the CDC, cats and dogs can be infected with the virus. So far dogs do not show symptoms when infected, but cats may exhibit mild symptoms, usually a slight fever and lethargy. If you’re worried, there are insect repellents available for cats and dogs.

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