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Posted on: September 26, 2018

[ARCHIVED] FAQ and Tips About West Nile Virus

What is West Nile virus?

West Nile virus is a viral infection that is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes get

infected with the West Nile virus by feeding on infected birds. The infected mosquitoes then spread

the virus by biting humans and other animals, such as horses. Identified in the United States in

1999, West Nile virus is seen most often during the summer and early fall months.

FAQ and Tips About West Nile Virus

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