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West Nile Poses Higher Risk in the US Than Zika

The concern and increased media attention on Zika virus is important, however the disease is still quite rare in the U.S. compared to other mosquito borne illnesses like West Nile Virus. Cases of West Nile Virus have been reported across the country in the last several years and poses a greater risk for older adults …
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5 Things to Know About Zika Virus

Zika virus is an infection that is spread to people primarily through the bite of infected mosquitoes. Less commonly, the disease can be transmitted through blood and body fluids. The Centers for Disease Control, CDC currently classifies the risk of infection of Zika in the United States as extremely rare. Nonetheless, there are some important …
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