Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 4th, 2002
West Nile virus, which has been spreading westward across the United States since 1999, could make its first appearance in Texas this summer, according to Dr. Elizabeth Race, assistant professor of internal medicine at University of Texas (UT) Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Residents should take steps to be prepared, she said. "It's only a matter of time until West Nile virus gets to Texas."
The virus, which is spread to humans by mosquitoes, causes no appreciable...
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