Dr. Deborah Asnis
 


 

Age: 59



Summary: infectious disease specialist whose suspicions in 1999 about two Queens hospital patients suffering from sudden paralysis led to the discovery of the first outbreak of West Nile virus in the Western Hemisphere.





Cause of Death: Breast cancer



Born: July 17, 1956


 
Died: September 12, 2015



Location:
New York City, New York