West Nile virus for the year killed 286 Americans

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), West Nile virus (West Nile virus) in the past, killing 286 people. This is a record since the start keeping statistics in 1999.

"In total, we recorded 5,674 cases of infection Nile virus — said Lyle Peterson, one of the leading doctors CDC. — Only two states — Alaska and Hawaii, the virus is detected. Infection control is one of our top priorities. "

The first case of West Nile virus in North America, physicians recorded in New York City 13 years ago. Presumably, the infection had been imported

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In Siberia, expect deadly mosquitoes

Epidemics

7.02.12.U several residents of Omsk and Novosibirsk regions was reported West Nile virus, the source of which were normal mosquitoes.

This was announced at a press conference Director General Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology "Vector" Alexander Sergeyev.

According to him, this year, the infection can take over the entire territory of Siberia. Cases of serious infection, which previously reported only in the south of the European part of Russia, and there are now registered.

According Novosibirsk scientists, the infection can lead to death. West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 in Africa, in the Nile River. People

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West Nile fever in Rostov region

Epidemics

5.09.11.Upravlenie regional Rospotrebnadzor informs that on September 2, in the Rostov region recorded for seven laboratory-confirmed cases of West Nile fever.

The sick were found in the Rostov-on-Don, Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Bataisk, Neklinovsky, Veselovskaya, Bagayevskaya, Kamensky district.

West Nile virus is typical of many countries in Asia, Europe (Mediterranean island of Baku archipelago, the Caspian Sea), in Africa. In the 2011 cases reported in the border region of Rostov regions: Voronezh region — 27 cases, the Volgograd region — 33 cases.

In the incidence of West Nile clearly observed summer-autumn season, which is associated with the major carriers — mosquitoes.

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In Kazan revealed 4 cases of West Nile

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15.09.11.V Kazan reported the first cases of West Nile fever, IA Regnum reports with reference to the city health committee.

Dangerous viral infection, which are the carriers of mosquitoes and ticks, was identified in August the residents of the Volga, the Soviet and New Savinskoye districts.

One case was confirmed by the reference laboratory located in Volgograd, the study of biomaterials three other patients continue.

Last year in Kazan was one case of West Nile, which was considered an imported (sick Kazantsev bitten by a tick in Transbaikalia). However, according to epidemiologists, new cases have

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Nearly 150 people died in 2012 in the United States from West Nile

The number of Americans who died in 2012 from West Nile, was 147 people, said on the night of Thursday, Reuters, referring to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Previously reported 134 deaths from this disease.

Total U.S. government reported 3.545 cases of thousands of people in the country of West Nile fever. Previously received data about 3.142 thousand patients. According to reports, about 38% of all cases of people living in the state of Texas.

West Nile fever — a viral disease, which is a vector of mosquitoes. Characterized by inflammation of the meninges, the system

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Scientists try to stop the spread of West Nile virus

Since 1999, several outbreaks of West Nile virus, which causes fever or severe neurological symptoms and is transmitted from birds to humans by mosquitoes, is usually seen in the United States during the summer months. But researchers have not been able to determine how the virus has migrated there, and do not know how and where it will appear next time.

Now Ella Mendelson (Ella Mendelson), professor of the Faculty of Medicine of the School of Public Health at the University of Tel Aviv, in cooperation with the Ministries of Health and Environment, Israel, conducted a survey that tracks

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In Siberia, expect deadly mosquitoes

Several residents of Omsk and Novosibirsk regions was reported West Nile virus, the source of which were normal mosquitoes.

This was announced at a press conference Director General Research Center of Virology and Biotechnology "Vector" Alexander Sergeyev.

According to him, this year, the infection can take over the entire territory of Siberia. Cases of serious infection, which previously reported only in the south of the European part of Russia, and there are now registered.

According Novosibirsk scientists, the infection can lead to death. West Nile virus was discovered in 1937 in Africa, in the Nile River. People

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In Rostov and Volgograd regions epidemic of West Nile fever

Managing regional Rospotrebnadzor informs that on September 2, in the Rostov region recorded seven laboratory confirmed cases of West Nile fever.

The sick were found in the Rostov-on-Don, Kamensk-Shakhtinskiy, Bataisk, Neklinovsky, Veselovskaya, Bagayevskaya, Kamensky district.

West Nile virus is typical of many countries in Asia, Europe (Mediterranean island of Baku archipelago, the Caspian Sea), in Africa. In the 2011 cases reported in the border region of Rostov regions: Voronezh region — 27 cases, the Volgograd region — 33 cases.

In the incidence of West Nile clearly observed summer-autumn season, which is associated with the major carriers — mosquitoes. Carry the

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Nearly 220 people died in 2012 in the United States from West Nile

The number of Americans who died in 2012 from West Nile, was 219 people, said on Wednesday, Reuters, referring to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Previously reported 147 deaths from this disease.

Total U.S. government reported 4.725 cases of thousands of people in the country of West Nile fever. Previously received data about 3.545 thousand patients.

West Nile fever — a viral disease, which is a vector of mosquitoes. Characterized by inflammation of the meninges, the system mucous and enlarged lymph nodes. The virus is primarily exposed to birds, humans and many mammals. Most of the symptoms

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