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Deaths from West Nile fever

West Nile fever: Deaths

West Nile fever can develop into viral encephalitis. Viral encephalitis can be life-threatening, particularly for the young, elderly, and immunocompromised individuals.

West Nile fever: Mortaility Rates

>Mortality rat: 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)

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