Florida recorded a rare and fatal virus transmitted by mosquitoes

According to the health Department orange County (FL), recent analyses revealed several local chickens Eastern equine encephalomyelitis EEEV, or — a deadly virus transmitted by mosquitoes and can lead to serious brain infections.

The Department noted that the risk of transmission of virus to humans has increased and is recommended to take increased precautions against mosquitoes.

EEEV is a rare disease that spreads mainly in a swampy area with low population density. So far this year reported only 3 cases, while in the past it was known about 6 infected.

About a third of all patients die. Many of the survivors have the rest of your life to deal with gradually progressive mental and physical disorders including intellectual disorders and personality disorders, seizures, paralysis, disorders of the nervous system. In some cases the consequences can even lead to disability.

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Symptoms include fever, headache, irritability, restlessness, drowsiness, anorexia, vomiting, diarrhoea, convulsions, cyanosis and, eventually, coma.

Authorities recommend local residents to wear long sleeves and use repellent to reduce the chance of contact with mosquitoes. Additional security measures — drainage of standing water, where they can hobnob. According to the Department, “just a teaspoon of water, stagnant a week, enough mosquitoes began to multiply“.

Florida recorded a deadly virus carried by mosquitoes. Local residents are asked to exercise caution updated: Jul 30, 2019 author: Anastasia Belskaya
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