How is West Nile Virus transmitted to humans?
The West Nile Virus's main route in human infections is through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds. Humans and other animals may become infected when the infected mosquito bites to take blood. During this time, the virus may be injected from the mosquito's salivary glands into the human or animal, where it can multiply, and possibly cause illness.

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1. How is West Nile Virus transmitted to humans?
2. What are the symptoms of West Nile?
3. Who is most at risk for getting severe West Nile virus?
4. How is West Nile virus treated?
5. How do I protect me and my family from mosquito-borne diseases?
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