Barmah Forest Virus

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Definition

Barmah forest virus is a type of virus whose carrier is a mosquitoes thriving usually in Australia.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through physical examination and review of patient's medical history and undergoing blood tests.

Treatment

At present there is no known treatment for the Barmah Forest Virus itself but treatment focus more on the symptoms as they manifest.

Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms of Barmah Foret virus includes flu-like symptoms like chilling, fever, muscle ache, joint pain and rashes.

Causes

Barmah Forest virus is said to be caused by a virus that is usually carried by mosquitoes.

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