West Nile virus/Kunjin virus infection

Statutory notification

Public health management

  • Infectious agent: Kunjin virus.
  • Transmission: Mosquito-borne.
  • Incubation period: Similar to MVE-5 to 28 days (usually 7 to 12 days).
  • Infectious period: Not applicable. No evidence of person to person transmission
  • Case exclusion: Do not exclude.
  • Contact exclusion: Do not exclude.
  • Treatment: Varies according to symptoms, refer to doctor.
  • Immunisation: None available.
  • Case follow up: Is conducted by Public Health Units and the Communicable Disease Control Directorate.

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