Mosquito-borne Encephalitis

Mosquito-borne Encephalitis

Description

Virus transmitted between animals by mosquitoes
Location

Throughout United States
Cause

Disease that affects the central nervous system
Symptoms
Unapparent: fever, headache, musculoskeletal pain, malaise
Mild: severe illness in the central nervous system
Treatment
Seek medical attention from a physician
Prevention
Avoid exposure to mosquitoes during early evening
Use mosquito repellants
Other Facts

No vaccines are available for humans