Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 11th, 2004
Chief Medical Officer Richard Raymond, MD, joined Governor Mike Johanns on April 21, 2004, to urge people to begin taking precautions now to eliminate standing water, where mosquitoes that carry the virus can breed, and to wear bug repellant at night.
Raymond said he is hopeful Nebraska follows trends in eastern states after a major outbreak and sees a drop in cases this summer.
"It will, I believe, continue to move to the west," he said.
In 2002, the first year it...
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