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  • France: Human case of Usutu virus in 2016

    Source: https://www.connexionfrance.com/Prac...reached-France

    New mosquito-borne virus has reached France

    So far, one case of Usutu virus, which attacks the nervous system, has been confirmed in humans..

    ...Officials at the Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (Inserm) said that they has been one confirmed case of the virus in humans in France, in a man in his 30s from Montpellier in 2016, who sought medical attention after suffering paralysis in one side of his face and pins-and-needles down the right side of his body.

    There have been 10 reported cases in Italy and three in Croatia, Inserm experts said...
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