- PRO> Usutu virus - Europe: France
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:24:12 -0400
Other Animal Disease -- France
The 1st case of human infection with Usutu virus was diagnosed in France, in Montpellier, in a man in his 30s. Transmitted by the bite of the _Culex_ mosquito, this virus attacks the nervous system.
There are already dengue, zika and chikungunya virus [In France]. Now here is Usutu virus, just as dangerous, and also transmitted by the bite of a mosquito.
This 1st case of human infection has been detected in France by the Inserm team from Montpellier. The patient, in his 30s, was able to