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West Nile Virus Infection in Travelers Returning to United Kingdom from South Africa

Journal Contribution - Journal Article

West Nile virus (WNV) is an arthropod-transmitted flavivirus that causes West Nile fever and may infrequently cause neuroinvasive disease in humans. We present 2 cases of confirmed WNV infection, 1 of severe encephalitis and 1 of mild febrile illness, in a couple returning to the United Kingdom from South Africa.
Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases
ISSN: 1080-6040
Issue: 2
Volume: 25
Pages: 367 - 369
Number of pages: 3
Publication year:2019