Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, June 28th, 1999
In 1995, Utah had an incidence nearly five times the national average. But with an 80 percent decline in cases between 1996 and 1998, Utah has fallen back in line with the rest of the country. And in 1999, the state could fare even better, dropping below the national rate. Only 15 cases have been reported statewide for the first three months of 1999, compared with 49 during the same period in 1998.
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