West Nile Virus
West Nile Virus (WNV) is transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. Most people infected with WNV do not show symptoms. Others can get fever, head and body aches, fatigue, rash, meningitis or encephalitis. Exposure to WNV can be prevented by reducing mosquito development sites (i.e., standing water) and using personal protection against mosquitoes.
PHO Grand Rounds: Measles and varicella maternal antibody waning in Ontario infants
In this presentation, we will outline the epidemiology of measles and varicella. We will also describe a study performed at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto to investigate immunity to measles and varicella in infants that are less than 12 months of age.