West Nile Virus 2013 Final Report, May 28, 2014

(2014) West Nile Virus 2013 Final Report, May 28, 2014. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that has been documented in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, parts of Asia, and Australia. The virus was first identified in the West Nile district of Uganda in 1937. It was first reported in the United States in 1999, when 62 cases and 7 deaths from West Nile virus infection were reported in the New York City area. Since 1999, West Nile virus has spread across the continental United States. The virus was identified in a dead crow in the eastern part of Iowa in September 2001. Human cases in Iowa have been reported every year since 2002.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: West Nile Virus, Public Health, mosquito-borne virus
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
ID Code: 31931
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 14 Apr 2020 16:58
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2020 16:58
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31931