Prognosis of West Nile fever
Deaths and Mortality Rates
Mortality rate for West Nile fever: Among those with severe illness due to West Nile virus,
case-fatality rates range from 3% to 15% and are highest
among the elderly. Less than 1% of those infected with West Nile virus
will develop severe illness. (Source: excerpt from West Nile Virus Questions and Answers: DVBID)
Complications of West Nile fever may include:
Complications of West Nile fever from the Diseases Database include:
Source: Diseases Database
See also complications of West Nile fever.
West Nile fever: Research More
The 'prognosis' of West Nile fever usually refers to the likely outcome
of West Nile fever.
The prognosis of West Nile fever
may include the duration of West Nile fever, chances of complications of West Nile fever,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for West Nile fever, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of West Nile fever.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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