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Where am I more likely to be bitten by a west nile virus infected mosquito?
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Unovered skin
Not covered skin is unprotected.
Use hats, long sleeves, long pants, shirts covering back, glasses. Areas were mosquitos live and near ponds, lakes, sea.

In brief: Unovered skin
Not covered skin is unprotected.
Use hats, long sleeves, long pants, shirts covering back, glasses. Areas were mosquitos live and near ponds, lakes, sea.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Kenneth Reichert
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: West Nile Virus
Wnv is a mosquito-borne virus found in temperate and tropical regions of the world.
Wnv disease occurred sporadically and was considered a minor risk for humans until an outbreak in the 1990's with wnv-encephalitis. Wnv is now considered to be an endemic pathogen in africa, asia, australia, the middle east, europe and the United States. In 2012, 286 americans died from wnv.

In brief: West Nile Virus
Wnv is a mosquito-borne virus found in temperate and tropical regions of the world.
Wnv disease occurred sporadically and was considered a minor risk for humans until an outbreak in the 1990's with wnv-encephalitis. Wnv is now considered to be an endemic pathogen in africa, asia, australia, the middle east, europe and the United States. In 2012, 286 americans died from wnv.
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
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