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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Answer

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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