Holding out hope for a cure
Lisa Montez struggles with long-lasting affects of West Nile Virus
March 9, 2023
In the summer of 2022, everything seemed to be going well for Lisa (Harper) Montez. Along with starting a family, she had a career in technology, was healthy and active and living in the state of Washington.
After returning home from visiting family in Wyoming and Colorado, her health began to decline. With a month, she she knew she had to look for help. After several visits to urgent care with no progress, Montez turned to her primary care doctor. Following a broad scope of laboratory work, the result was a positive test for West Nile Virus.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and...
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