Published in Health and Medicine Week, November 22nd, 2004
According to a study reported in the September issue of Annals of Internal Medicine, there can be an unusually long recovery time even in "mild" cases, which had an unexpectedly long median recovery period of 60 days. Permanent neurological damage as well as death are also being reported and are contributing to the national mandate to find a definitive treatment to save lives, preserve neurological function and hold down long-term hospital costs.
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