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Saturday, August 14, 2004

Ireland, Portugal in de Nile

Two Irish citizens have brought back a rather awful gift from their trip to Portugal - West Nile virus (Flavivirus). Officials are not pleased, and as reported by ic Wales, have put all of the UK on alert. While most people infected with the virus show no symptoms, a small percentage experience life-threatening symptoms, including brain inflammation.


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