What is West Nile virus?
West Nile virus is an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus) most commonly spread by infected mosquitoes. West Nile virus can cause febrile illness, encephalitis (inflammation of the brain) or meningitis (inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord).

West Nile virus transmission has been documented in Europe and the Middle East, Africa, India, parts of Asia, and Australia. It was first detected in North America in 1999, and has since spread across the continental United States and Canada.

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1. What is West Nile virus?
2. How do people get infected with West Nile virus?
3. What is hantavirus?
4. How is hantavirus treated? Is there a vaccine for hantavirus?
5. What are common symptoms for hantavirus?
6. How and where does one contract hantavirus?
7. What is plague?
8. How do people become infected with plague?
9. Could one person get plague from another person?
10. How do people become infected with tularemia?
11. What is tularemia?
12. How do I file a complaint about mosquitoes?