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Infectious Diseases

Symptoms of west nile virus

10/07/2004

Question:

What are the symptoms of west nile virus

Answer:

The symptoms can range from no symptoms at all to fever and flu like symptoms. In a few cases, the brain can become inflamed with confusion, weakness, and severe disease including the rare death. The disease has a wide spectrum of illness.

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Response by:

Gary   Roselle, MD Gary Roselle, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati