How is West Nile virus spread?
West Nile virus is almost always spread to people by the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected after feeding on birds that carry the virus. The virus is not carried by ticks or other insects. There is no evidence that West Nile can be spread by direct contact with infected people or animals. As more is learned about West Nile virus, new routes of infection may be found.

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1. What is West Nile virus?
2. How is West Nile virus spread?
3. Who is at risk?
4. Most Common Symptoms
5. What type of mosquito repellant is effective?
6. How do I report a dead bird?