West Nile virus
West Nile Virus (WNV) is a microscopic organism that has caused outbreaks of deadly disease in horses, birds, and humans. The virus is named for a province in Uganda where it was first discovered in 1937. WNV mainly infects birds, but is known to infect humans, horses, dogs, bats, cats, etc.
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- West Nile Virus - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) page
- U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) pages
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- Vaccine Research Center (VRC)—Information concerning WNV vaccine research studies
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- Low literacy materials in Spanish for WNV prevention
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