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