What is West Nile virus? Russia warns of increase in cases2 min read . Updated: 30 Aug 2021, 04:54 PM IST
- Originally from Africa, the West Nile virus has spread in Europe, Asia and North America.
Russia today warned of a possible increase in West Nile virus infections this autumn as mild temperatures and heavy precipitation create favourable conditions for the mosquitos that carry it. Scientists have said that milder temperatures attributed to climate change could cause diseases such as the West Nile virus to become more widespread.
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