Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, August 11th, 1997
A recent ProMed report (ProMed vol. 97/no. 191; July 25, 1997) quoted the following: "The viral outbreak, especially in Sarawak, is under control. Nurseries, kindergartens, and swimming pools can resume operations," said a Sarawak Deputy Chief Minister. On why the number of deaths was reduced from 31 to 30, he said the patient from Daro died of cryptococcal meningitis (infection of the brain cover) and was excluded from the viral death list. He said the number of deaths was low compared to about 4,300...
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