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Illustration copyright 2005. Adapted from the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Available online:
Mosquitoes become infected with West
Nile virus when they bite infected birds. And then they may transmit the virus to
humans and animals when they bite to take blood.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLeslie Tengelsen, PhD, DVM -
Current as ofMay 24, 2016
Current as of:
May 24, 2016
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Leslie Tengelsen, PhD, DVM -
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