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West Nile fever is a mosquito-borne infection by the West Nile virus. Approximately 80% of West Nile virus infections in humans have few or no symptoms.[1] In the cases where symptoms do occur—termed West Nile fever in cases without neurological disease—the time from infection to the appearance of symptoms is typically between 2 and 15 days. Symptoms may include fever, headaches, feeling tired, muscle pain or aches, nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, and rash. Less than 1% of the cases are…

West Nile fever is a mosquito-borne infection by the West Nile virus. Approximately 80% of West Nile virus infections in humans have few or no symptoms.[1] In the cases where symptoms do occur—termed West Nile fever in cases without neurological disease—the time from infection to the appearance of symptoms is typically between 2 and 15 days. Symptoms may include fever, headaches, feeling tired, muscle pain or aches, nausea, loss of appetite, vomiting, and rash. Less than 1% of the cases are…

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of HIV that You Must Know

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If You See These 9 Symptoms, Do An HIV Test Immediately

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Hooray for nurses on Pinterest for feeding my unhealthy interest in medicine. (Ha...unhealthy.)

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Rate of HIV is decreasing globally but there is still a lot to do. Help fight stigma--get tested and spread the word!

Rate of HIV is decreasing globally but there is still a lot to do. Help fight stigma--get tested and spread the word!

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✯ Cell infected with HIV. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of HIV particles (red) budding from the membrane of a host cell. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) attacks CD4+ T-lymphocytes (specialised white blood cells), which are crucial in the body's immune system. It enters the cell and makes many copies of itself, which then destroy the cell as they emerge through its membrane. This severely weakens the immune system, causing AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).✯

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Stages of HIV infection - 3) AIDS: As your CD4 cells fall below 200 cells/mm3, you are considered to have progressed to AIDS. Without treatment, people typically survive 3 years.

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16 Signs That May Indicate HIV

16 Signs That May Indicate HIVPositiveMed | Where Positive Thinking Impacts Life

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