West Nile Virus Symptoms and Treatment; Houston Records 3 Deaths in 2012 …
About one in five people who contract West Nile virus will develop West Nile fever. Common symptoms include fever, headache, tiredness and body aches. Less common symptoms include skin rashes on the trunk of the body and swollen lymph glands.
Although four out of five people will develop no illness from West Nile Virus (WNV), twenty percent of those infected will experience West Nile fever, leaving 1 in 150 who suffers from severe neuroinvasive disease. There are different tiers to WNV
Here are some fast facts about the virus. For more on what you need to know to protect yourself and your family, read Elizabeth Cohen's Empowered Patient column. Background on the West Nile virus. – Symptoms of infection
About four out of five people who become infected by a mosquito bite have no symptoms. However, about 20% of people who become infected with West Nile virus develop West Nile fever, within two to 15 days afterward.
The calls picked up after Dallas County started aerial spraying, that following Friday there were about 900 calls just about spraying and West Nile virus symptoms. Lately, the center's manager, Cheryl Jones, said the focus of the calls are shifting