Explained | What is the West Nile virus, causing the latest health scare in New York City?

Explained | What is the West Nile virus, causing the latest health scare in New York City?

The story so far: The West Nile virus, which causes potentially dangerous diseases of the central nervous system in human beings, has been found in two people in New York City and detected in a record number of mosquitoes across all five boroughs, the city’s health department announced on August 16. The news comes at … Read more