West Nile Virus: Fighting the Largest Outbreak in U.S. History

Brandt Leondar is learning to walk again. A single mosquito bite infected with West Nile virus has ravaged his body and his mind. But Leondar, a 51-year-old high school band director from Grapevine, Texas, wasn't even expected to survive, and his doctor prepared the family for the worst. "I had talked to his wife candidly," said Dr. Cedric Spak, "I told her I'm not sure which way this is going to go." Spak is a top expert in infectious diseases at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas....Full Story
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