You Went To Burning Man? You Really Oughta Get Yourself Checked.

image - Flickr / James Jordan
image – Flickr / James Jordan

Uh oh. There’s trouble in paradise. If you’re a Burner, you might’ve been exposed to the West Nile virus.

According to News.Mic, a town near Black Rock Desert tested positive for the virus.

The West Nile virus incubates in the body for 2-15 days. Symptoms can include headaches, fever, flu-like symptoms, and ultimately, swelling of the brain (encephalitis) and paralysis.

But be careful. There have been reports of having the virus without any symptoms. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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