West Nile encephalitis

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encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus

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Central diabetes insipidus complicating West Nile encephalitis.
On the therapeutic front, an immune globulin drawn from antibodies of West Nile virus (WNV) survivors may be available soon for experimental treatment of patients with West Nile encephalitis.
Evidence of West Nile encephalitis virus infection has been documented in most states of the continental United States within a short period of its first introduction in 1999.
No such crisis mode was ever established for the far more dangerous flu epidemics or over ailments such as asthma with vastly disproportionate casualties when compared with West Nile encephalitis.
Epidemic West Nile encephalitis, New York, 1999: Results of a household-based seroepidemiological survey Lancet.
On rare occasions, West Nile virus infection can result in a severe and sometimes fatal illness known as West Nile encephalitis (an inflammation of the brain).
West Nile encephalitis cases will continue to occur primarily in the late summer or early fall in the temperate zones of the world like the United States.
West Nile encephalitis is making its way to Texan waterways.
The West Nile encephalitis outbreak in New York late last summer demonstrated that unusual diseases can flourish, and humans can die given the right conditions.
Scientists cross species barriers to diagnose West Nile encephalitis
Hawaii Biotech develops state-of-the-art recombinant vaccines for common, deadly and incurable infectious diseases such as Influenza, West Nile encephalitis, and Dengue Fever.
The woman, whose name was withheld for privacy reasons, died of West Nile encephalitis ``sometime during the month of August,'' said Barbara Cole, Riverside County disease control director.
This buffering effect conferred by biodiversity may also apply to other human infectious diseases such as West Nile encephalitis, cutaneous and visceral leishmaniasis, African trypanosomiasis, and Chagas disease (Ostfeld and Keesing 2000b).
Walters links the outbreaks of SARS, Salmonella DT104, West Nile Encephalitis, Lyme Disease, Mad Cow and AIDS with globalization, forest degradation, the bushmeat trade, climate change and industrialized agriculture.
2002 saw the number of cases of West Nile encephalitis in the United States soar to 4,156 human cases and 284 deaths--the largest in the world.