Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 23rd, 1998
The case made the front page of a weekly report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia, in February 1998. The disease is rare, and the federal agency wanted to feature the case to make doctors aware to keep an eye out for it, Boulanger said.
Boulanger, a medical epidemiologist with the New Mexico Department of Health, wrote about the 15-year-old boy's case in the article for the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The teen recovered after being treated with...
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