Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, December 30th, 2001
All four men were hospitalized and treated and are expected to recover. There is no cure for the disease, so it would not have helped the men if the CDC had been able to diagnose West Nile with certainty earlier, state officials said.
The men, who are in their 60s and 70s, all had symptoms of encephalitis, or swelling of the brain - one of the hallmarks of West Nile. Commercial tests were...
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