Barmah Forest virus: Mosquito bite

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Barmah forest virus usually transmits from the mosquito bite,non fatal and has no specific treatment. It has gained it’s name form the Bramah forest in Victoria, Australia. It was discovered in 1974.Symptoms include fever, malaise, rash, arthralgia, and muscle tenderness. Fever and malaise generally disappear within a few days to a week, but other symptoms such as joint pain may continue for six months or long. It is diagnosed by examination of blood serum collected from infected people.


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