In humans, the virus can cause West Nile fever and encephalitis, an infection that can cause inflammation of the brain and death.
What does WNF stand for?
WNF stands for West Nile Fever
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Samples in periodicals archive:
The CDC noted that it is likely that about 98 percent of cases of West Nile fever are not reported.
Second, we aimed to detect autochthonous cases of West Nile fever (WNF) and West Nile neuroinvasive disease (WNND), which were already included in regular surveillance, to acquire a more reliable picture of disease transmission in the region.
Several people have been hospitalized in the south Russian city of Volgograd, infected with West Nile fever - a virus that usually doesn't spread north of the Mediterranean region.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study comparing risk factors for development of WNV encephalitis versus West Nile fever in seropositive individuals showed that in addition to advanced age, other significant risk factors for encephalitis in a multivariate analysis were alcohol abuse, which conferred a 7.
Pest-borne diseases have become an all-too familiar part of our daily news, from West Nile Fever and Lyme disease to severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
Most of the remaining 20 percent suffer from what's called West Nile fever.
Diseases such as West Nile fever, yellow fever, dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis mostly occur in the tropics and other warm regions of the world.