People Who Are Immunocompromised

People who are immunocompromised (have a weakened immune system) can have a higher risk of becoming seriously ill from viruses spread by mosquitoes and ticks. A CDC report found that patients infected with viruses spread by mosquitoes or ticks and were receiving the immunosuppressive medication, rituximab,  developed serious disease, and many died. Use the links below to learn how you can protect yourself or your patients.