west nile fever what is the disease caused by a mosquito bite

West Nile fever, what is the disease caused by a mosquito bite

Sumary of West Nile fever, what is the disease caused by a mosquito bite:

  • Such symptoms, which include high fever, severe headaches, muscle weakness, disorientation, tremors, visual disturbances, numbness, convulsions, up to paralysis and coma, however, occur on average only in less than 1% of infected people.
  • It is estimated that only 20% of symptomatic cases present mild ailments including fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, swollen lymph nodes and skin rashes.
  • West Nile fever in children According to what reported on the website of the Bambino Gesù Hospital, even in children, in 67% of cases, the disease occurs in a mild form characterized mostly by fever, sore headache, rash, muscle pain, or gastrointestinal symptoms.

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