CASE AND ANALYSIS BY MARIA SAID, MD, CHERI SMITH, MLS, AND SCOTT WRIGHT, MD, Author at Clinical Advisor

CASE AND ANALYSIS BY MARIA SAID, MD, CHERI SMITH, MLS, AND SCOTT WRIGHT, MD

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New-onset headache and fevers in a young volunteer

A public-health student helping to clear debris in New Orleans is exposed to potentially toxic waters. Mr. C, a 28-year-old public-health student, knew something was wrong when his fevers and rigors continued throughout his wedding ceremony. Five days earlier, while assisting the Hurricane Katrina relief effort in New Orleans, his temperature had risen to 104°F,…

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