West Nile virus: What you should know

POSTED: 09:05 AM PDT Aug 15, 2012 

The U.S. is experiencing one of its worst West Nile outbreaks in years. Here's what you need to know about this mosquito-borne virus.

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How is it treated? There's no specific treatment for West Nile. Mild symptoms will go away on their own after a few days, while very ill patients must go to the hospital for intravenous fluids, help with breathing and nursing care.


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