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West Nile Interviews
Haylen_WebMD_Staff posted:
Do you know someone in Texas or elsewhere who is currently battling West Nile or has a family member who is? As we expand our coverage of the West Nile outbreak, WebMD would like to interview some of our members for first-person accounts on the disease.

If you know someone who might like to be interviewed or have information to share, please email us at and put "West Nile" in the subject line.

Thank you!
The WebMD Staff
crunk05177 responded:
Thankfully I do not know someone....however, my sister went to highschool with a guy whose nephew is in a coma from it. He suffers from encephylitis (sp?). It breaks my heart....7 years old We all have so many bites on us and my husband sprays the bushes every weekend (which probably is harmful since they are chemicals) but it is so freaking scary!
Me (29), DH (31), DS1 - Michael (5 1/2) and DS2 - Nathan (2 1/2 - severe peanut allergy and an egg allergy)
Haylen_WebMD_Staff replied to crunk05177's response:
Oh no! That is terrible!

This just posted:

West Nile Outbreak on Track to Be Worst Ever

Not good news.

Crunk, what state do you live in again?

crunk05177 replied to Haylen_WebMD_Staff's response:
I am in New York on Long Island.
Me (29), DH (31), DS1 - Michael (5 1/2) and DS2 - Nathan (2 1/2 - severe peanut allergy and an egg allergy)
mrswhitecastle replied to Haylen_WebMD_Staff's response:
Well, I suppose that is one good thing about this drought. I heard on the news that West Nile shouldn't be as bad around here because there isn't much water.
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