West Nile Virus Plagues States Across America

08/24/2011 01:43 pm ET | Updated Oct 24, 2011
  • The International Business Times

West Nile virus, a disease transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has picked up the virus by feeding on an infected bird, has plagued certain states and sent some residents running for EPA-registered insect repellent. Health officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say about one in 150 people infected with West Nile virus will develop severe illness.

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