Mosquito-Borne Encephalitis

Description
  • Virus transmitted between animals by mosquitoes
Location
  • Throughout United States
Cause
  • Disease that affects the central nervous system
Symptoms

Unapparent:

  • Fever
  • Headache
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Malaise

Mild:

  • Severe illness in the central nervous system
     
Treatment
  • Seek medical attention from a physician
Prevention
  • Avoid exposure to mosquitoes during early evening
  • Use mosquito repellants
Other Facts
  • No vaccines are available for humans