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Mysterious Virus Attack Australia

The virus is no medication and antidotes. Can cause serious brain inflammation.

Australian health authorities to warn its citizens against possible outbreak of mysterious diseases caused by viruses. The disease is the Murray Valley encephalitis. Reported on the BBC, Monday, January 2, 2012.

It includes a rare disease, but very deadly, because it can cause serious brain inflammation. Currently no antidote or vaccine for this virus.
Murray Valley encephalitis virus is spread by mosquitoes through bites while sucking blood. Mosquitoes spreader is now re-invented and multiplied and began to spread in chickens in the most densely Australia, New South Wales.

Meanwhile, many patients who showed mild symptoms of the disease, several other patients at risk of neurological problems in the long run or even die. Murray Valley encephalitis last outbreak occurred in the 1970s.

The virus is found mostly in western and northern Australia. These viruses sometimes appear in the more densely populated countries such as the southeast. The emergence after heavy rains and hot weather, where the conditions are very supportive breeding mosquitoes that transmit the disease.

Recent infection was detected in poultry farms located at a point that is used for early detection of Murray Valley virus.

Health officials have warned the public to take precautions against mosquito development, and recognize the symptoms of this disease, such as severe headaches, fever, stiff neck, drowsiness, and confusion. In the circumstances it is severe, a person may experience permanent brain inflammation to death.

People who have visited or lived near wetlands or streams are most at risk.

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