West Nile Virus Infection in Travelers Returning to United Kingdom from South Africa

West Nile virus (WNV) is an arthropod-transmitted flavivirus that causes West Nile fever and may infrequently cause neuroinvasive disease in humans. We present 2 cases of confirmed WNV infection, 1 of severe encephalitis and 1 of mild febrile illness, in a couple returning to the United Kingdom from...

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Main Authors: Vivak Parkash, Kate Woods, Liana Kafetzopoulou, Jane Osborne, Emma Aarons, Katharine Cartwright
Format: Article
Published: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2019-02-01
Series:Emerging Infectious Diseases
Online Access:https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/25/2/17-2101_article