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Resource ID: #25626
Subject: Health
Source: KXAS-TV (Dallas)
Date: 09/05/2012; 09/10/2012; 10/18/2012; 10/22/2012



In the summer of 2012, Dallas County became the epicenter of the worst West Nile virus outbreak in American history. This investigation revealed critical delays in Dallas County's response contributed to the health epidemic, where 15 people died and more than 150 others were left with long-term disabilities including brain damage, and muscle paralysis in Dallas County alone.

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