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West Nile virus

Description

The West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne virus that can cause swelling and inflammation of the brain and spinal cord in horses, birds and humans. This fact sheet presents a summary about WNV in Alberta and Canada, symptoms, treatment and protection of horses

Updated

August 1, 2012

Tags
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Title and publication information

Type
Fact Sheet
Series Title

Agri-facts

Extent

2 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Agriculture and Rural Development (2008-2015)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Subject Information

Topic
Agriculture
Subject (LCSH)

West Nile virus.

Subject (LCSH)

Horses--Diseases.

Resource Dates

Date Created

2012-08-01

Date Added

2015-07-29T15:40:07.716290

Date Modified

2012-08-01

Date Issued

2012-08-01

Audience information

Identifiers

AGDEX number

663-45

NEOS catalogue key

6188848

Usage / Licence

Contact

Contact Other

Ag-Info Centre (toll free) at 1-866-882-7677.