Archive for November, 2008

West Nile Virus Disorders

November 25, 2008

The West Nile Virus is a viral disease carried by a mosquito. The severity of the West Nile Virus infection depends on its carrier. The breakout of this dreadful disease has occurred in the continents of Africa, Asia, the Mediterranean, as well as in some parts of North America. The West Nile Virus comes with several other sets of illnesses and disorders. Among these are the West Nile Encephalitis, West Nile Meningitis, West Nile Meningoencephalitis, and the West Nile fever. All of these disorde…

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The WN Virus and Human Encephalitis

November 11, 2008

The West Nile Virus is not only a fatal disease, it is also highly contagious. Moreover, the virus that its carriers bring are laden with the possible onset of other diseases.Research was able to trace an outbreak of human encephalitis way back in 1999 around northeastern United States. Encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain caused by a direct viral infection, is a serious disorder that plagues about two thousand Americans each year.The outbreak was reported to have caused an extensive morta…

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