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West Nile Virus

  • By: Lyn Michaud
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

First isolated in Uganda in 1937, the West Nile Virus was characterized in Egypt in the 1950s. The flavivirus containing RNA first appeared in the United States in 1999 in New York City. The prevalence of the disease has spread across ...

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