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[mass noun] A form of viral encephalitis which can be fatal and is transmitted by mosquitoes.
- ‘West Nile virus is a flavivirus within the Japanese encephalitis serocomplex, which includes St Louis encephalitis, yellow fever, and dengue fever.’
- ‘After a period of less than conclusive testing carried out in collaboration with CDC, the state's public health laboratory concluded that it was probably facing an outbreak of the mosquito-borne St Louis encephalitis.’
- ‘While foreign in origin, the West Nile strain is related to US-based viruses that cause Eastern Equine Encephalitis and St Louis encephalitis.’
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