Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, February 22nd, 2004
The report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, made public in January by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, shows that the cryptosporidiosis outbreak last summer in Lawrence might have infected 600 people.
The report also suggests that the disease's spread could have been slowed if health authorities had alerted the community sooner.
"The speed of diffusion of an outbreak like the one [in Lawrence] requires prompt and swift actions," it...
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