How is WNV infection treated?

There is no specific treatment for WNV infection. In cases with mild symptoms, people experience symptoms such as fever and aches that pass on their own. In more severe cases, people usually need to go to the hospital where they can receive supportive treatment including intravenous fluids, help with breathing and nursing care.

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1. What are the symptoms of WNV?
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3. How soon do infected people get sick?
4. How is WNV infection treated?
5. What should I do if I think I have WNV?
6. What is the risk of catching WNV?