equine encephalitis


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Related to equine encephalitis: Western equine encephalitis
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Noun1.equine encephalitis - encephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse
cephalitis, encephalitis, phrenitis - inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
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Epidemic Venezuelan equine encephalitis in North America in 1971: vertebrate field studies.
Sindbis virus is a model virus for the Alphavirus group, which contains the highly pathogenic and weaponizable Eastern, Western and Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses.
The DPH announced four additional human cases of West Nile yesterday, and the news came on the heels of an announcement Thursday that a Westboro man in his 70s died from another mosquito-borne illness, Eastern equine encephalitis, last month.
Venezuelan equine encephalitis (VEE) is a reemerging disease in the Amazon region of Peru; subtype ID is the subtype most commonly isolated from humans (1-3).
government has included in the second highest level immediate risk category for use as biological weapons -- The Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis (VEE), the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and Western Equine Encephalitis (WEE).
Biodefense biologics in development include vaccines for anthrax, plague, tularemia, botulinum neurotoxin and Venezuelan equine encephalitis.
He is more concerned about Eastern equine encephalitis, which "doesn't occur as often as West Nile, but tends to cause severe disease in all ages.
Perpetuation, overwintering, and extinction of eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) in northern foci are poorly understood.
DVC also will conduct a phase 2 clinical trial for its Venezuelan equine encephalitis vaccine candidate and continue development of a stable multivalent botulinum vaccine candidate.
South Florida experienced several cases of malaria and Virginians as well as Texans had to contend with Eastern Equine Encephalitis, both transmitted by mosquitoes.
Public health authorities throughout Massachusetts are rightly concerned about the growing number of discoveries of mosquito populations infected with the West Nile or Eastern equine encephalitis viruses.
Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) is an emerging pathogen of equids and humans, but infection of its rodent reservoir hosts has received little study.

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