Asked in West Nile Virus
What family classification does the West Nile Virus fall under?
The family classifciation that the West Nile Virus falls under is Flaviviridae. This is a mosquito born virus that has been wide-spread amongst humans and horses. ...
Asked in Infectious Diseases, West Nile Virus
How is the West Nile Virus transmitted?
West Nile virus is primarily transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito. However transmission has also been documented through blood transfusions and from mother to baby through transplacental transmission and through breast feeding. ...
Asked in Health, Conditions and Diseases, Mosquitoes
Where there many mosquitoes that spread disease in Maryland?
West Nile Virus is spread by mosquitos and kills 72,500 people a year. Also there is a new virus called chikungunya virus that has been found in Maryland. ...
Asked in Environmental Issues
Have there been any recent epidemics in the world?
Yes there have been others like Bubonic plague, Ebola virus, West Nile Virus, cholera, and tuberculosis, HIV, AIDS, the bird flu, and many others ...
Asked in Birds
Can birds die while flying?
Yes. In recent years many birds in the United States have contacted a disease called the West Nile Virus and when they get this they often die while flying. Here, in CA, we have been instructed that if we find a dead bird we have a phone number to call so they can pick it up to be tested for the West Nile. ...
West Nile virus?
Definition West Nile virus is a disease spread by mosquitos. The condition ranges from mild to severe. Causes, incidence, and risk factors West Nile virus was first identified in 1937 in Uganda in eastern Africa. It was first discovered in the United States in the summer of 1999 in New York. Since then, the virus has spread throughout the United States. The West Nile virus is a type of virus known as a flavivirus. Researchers believe West Nile virus is spread when a mosquito...
Asked in Insects, Mosquitoes
Why is the Asian Tiger Mosquito a serious invasive pest?
The Asian Tiger Mosquito is also known as an Aedes mosquito. It is a seriously invasive pest because it is an aggressive biter that has been known to carry dengue and yellow fever, as well as West Nile virus. ...
Are crows endangered?
No, unless you mean a crow species besides the common American crow. There have been cases where the sheer number of crows in an area caused it's human inhabitants to become annoyed! However, they are extremely susceptible to West Nile Virus and occasionally die in large numbers because of it. Crows are not endangered in the US, Canada, or Europe. As for other countries, I highly doubt it, as they are very resourceful and adapt easily. ...
Asked in Alexander the Great
Who piosoned Alexander the great?
Theres not really that much evidence that he was poisened it seems to be agreed that it was more likely that he died of a disease e.g west nile virus(there are many different ideas on what the disease might have been) combined with a serious wound he received twoards the end of his campaign. ...
Asked in Health, West Nile Virus
What is the treatment for west nile?
The "traditional medicine" answer is that there is no "specific" treatment, but with over 40 hours of research, I've found 4 overlooked treatments that could save your life. Organic Coconut Oil has Lauric Acid in it that has been proven to destroy the lipid envelope that surround many viruses, rendering them incapable of infecting a host cell. Sambucus nigra, an Enzyme found in black elderberries has also been proven by the Medical School of Oslo, Norway to out perform even Tamiflu by being...
Asked in iPod, iPod Touch
Can the iPod get a virus from connecting to an ulocked network?
No. So far, there are no known cases of an iPod getting a virus via an unlocked network. It is used all of the time by many iPod Touches, and no virus has ever been transferred over an unlocked network. ...
Asked in HIV and AIDS, Magic and Illusions
Magic Johnson aids?
He has tested positive for the HIV virus. This does not mean he has Aids, but the two have been shown to have a string connection. There are a few cases where the individual has tested positive and not had te virus and vice versa. ...
Asked in Infectious Diseases, Mosquitoes
What diseases are transmitted by mosquitoes?
Some diseases transmitted by mosquitoes are: * Dengue fever * malaria * yellow fever * West Nile virus * Eastern Equine Encephalitis In fact, that makes mosquitoes the deadliest living thing on this earth, totaling the most deaths a year. you can get: dengue fever from the aedes mosquito Yellow fever from the culex mosquito malaria from the anopheles West Nile Virus and malaria are diseases spread by mosquitoes. And you can also get Yellow Fever!! Malaria,Dengue Fever,Yellow Fever,Rift Valley Fever,Encephalitis (West Nile Virus,etc.) Malaria and West Nile virus Malaria malaria There...
Asked in Biology, Viruses (biological)
Can you get hendra virus from bats from tank water?
All human cases of Hendra virus so far have been caught from horses. The method of transmission to the horses from bats has not been verified. All transmissions to humans have been through nasal fluids from the horses. No information on transmission via tank water has been documented. ...
What is the best treatment for a virus?
The best treatment for a virus is rest and symptom management. Antibiotics will not affect viruses. Vaccines against several viruses have been developed which bolster the immune system, and there are antiviral treatments for severe cases such as HIV. ...