A 33-year-old member asked:
How is the west nile virus transmitted?
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Dr. Michael Fisher answered
31 years experience in Dermatology
West Nile Virus: Typically, west nile virus spreads to humans via infected mosquitoes. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds. You can not get infected by touching or kissing a person with the virus. In some cases, the virus may be spread by organ transplantation and blood transfusions.
Answered on Jul 30, 2012
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