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  •  South Texas had an out break in 2005 (1+ / 0-)
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    and it is now considered epidemic all along the west coast of Mexico. Prior to 1981 it was unknown in the Americas.

    “We can always count on the Americans to do the right thing, after they have exhausted all the other possibilities.” - Winston Chuchill

    by se portland on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 05:49:33 AM PST

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    •  The elders in my family talked about Dengue or (2+ / 0-)
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      Break Bone Fever as they called it being common along the coastal communities of Texas in early 20th century until mosquito control measures were introduced. They were living in Brazoria and between Houston and Galveston.

      Life is just a bowl of Cherries, that stain your hands and clothes and have pits that break your teeth.

      by OHdog on Wed Dec 18, 2013 at 10:25:42 AM PST

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