40 people killed nationwide - less than 1 per state
600 ill - or about 12 per state.
Our own Health dept wrestled with how to disseminate this info to the public.
I think the state health department may have been right to hold off as this would have raised a vast number of questions and possibly panic.
I will give the CDC credit for tracking such a small sample number for possible problems. Thats some good work....
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