Protective Behavior and West Nile Virus Risk Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • We conducted a cross-sectional, household survey in Oakville, Ontario, where an outbreak of West Nile virus (WNV) in 2002 led to an unprecedented number of cases of meningitis and encephalitis. Practicing > or =2 personal protective behavior traits reduced the risk for WNV infection by half.

publication date

  • September 2005