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How does west nile virus spread?

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Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: By Mosquitoe

West nile virus must be produced in high numbers before being passed through mosquitoes.
Birds are far and away the most frequent carriers. Robins look like they might be responsible for spread all over the country. Mosquitoes have to feed on the infected robin and then pass the virus on to human beings through a bite.

In brief: By Mosquitoe

West nile virus must be produced in high numbers before being passed through mosquitoes.
Birds are far and away the most frequent carriers. Robins look like they might be responsible for spread all over the country. Mosquitoes have to feed on the infected robin and then pass the virus on to human beings through a bite.
Dr. Vance Harris
Dr. Vance Harris
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Mosquitoes

Summer and early fall.
It does not seem to be catching person-to-person.

In brief: Mosquitoes

Summer and early fall.
It does not seem to be catching person-to-person.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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