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Is west nile encephalitis transmitted from person to person?
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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees
In brief: NO, except....
The virus is vector-borne through mosquitoes.
However, in a special case featured several years ago in the new england journal of medicine, an article described a case where recipients of organs harvested from a west nile virus-infected donor, became ill with west nile virus.

In brief: NO, except....
The virus is vector-borne through mosquitoes.
However, in a special case featured several years ago in the new england journal of medicine, an article described a case where recipients of organs harvested from a west nile virus-infected donor, became ill with west nile virus.
Dr. John Leander Po
Dr. John Leander Po
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology
In brief: No
West nile encephalitis is spread through bites of mospuito carrying the virus.
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In brief: No
West nile encephalitis is spread through bites of mospuito carrying the virus.
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Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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