Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 1st, 2002
Nobody knows how bad the mosquito-borne illness will get - although a rapidly growing outbreak among 58 people in Louisiana began a month earlier than West Nile has ever struck in this country, a big worry. But it's clear the virus first detected in New York City a mere 3 years ago has become a permanent summertime threat in most states.
Yet it's fairly easy to prevent: spray on DEET-containing mosquito repellent when you go...
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