Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, April 20th, 2004
Health officials are bracing for more cases of the flu-like illness this year, when the disease will likely make another cycle through the state.
"It's the second year that seems to blossom as a real awful time," said Michael Fink, epidemiologist with the Arizona Department of Health Services.
West Nile was first detected late last summer in Arizona. It eventually infected at least 13 people and caused the death of one person.
Based on other states that have been dealing with the virus, the disease can...
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