1921
Volume 13, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645
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Abstract

Summary

During the outbreak of eastern equine encephalomyelitis (EEE) in Jamaica in November and December 1962, there were 9 deaths among 11 patients clinically diagnosed as having EEE. Five of these cases were confirmed by laboratory tests. Of the two recovered patients, one showed a significant rise in EEE antibody titer and the other showed no demonstrable antibody. The presenting features of illness were mainly fever, headache, neck rigidity, paralysis and drowsiness or coma.

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1964-03-01
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