Infectious Diseases

6 Things to Know About West Nile Virus


The season peaks in mid-August

43 states have been affected this year

You can take precautions to prevent infection

Watch out for certain symptoms

Certain people are at higher risk

There is no cure for West Nile virus

Allison Tsai

Allison Tsai

Allison wrote for HealthCentral as an editor and producer for Allergy, Asthma, Cold & Flu, COPD, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Skin Care, Skin Cancer, and Sleep Disorders.