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