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West Nile Fever
▪ West Nile Fever had been recently identified in Kozhikode, Malappuram, and Thrissur districts of Kerala.
About West Nile Fever
▪ It is caused by the West Nile Virus which belongs to Flaviviridae family.
▪ The disease was first discovered in Uganda in 1937
▪ In India, the first case of WNV infection was reported in Mumbai in 1952
▪ The disease is transmitted to humans through the bite of an infected mosquito

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