Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 30th, 2002
At least 18 people have died and tens of thousands are sick in Rio de Janeiro state - and experts say the worst is still to come as Brazilians cringe whenever they hear a mosquito's drone.
"March and April will be worse," Alexandre Adler, a biologist at Rio's Federal University, said in a televised interview. "With the recent rains and the concentration of infected people, we will see a big increase."
State health authorities report nearly 44,000 cases of...
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