What is included in patient education about West Nile virus (WNV) infection and encephalitis (WNE)?

Updated: Apr 05, 2021
  • Author: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, AAHIVS; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Avoidance of mosquito exposure, particularly around dawn and dusk, may help mitigate the risk of exposure to WNV. Mosquito repellents, such as DEET, as well as barrier netting, are helpful.

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