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An Unusual Hantavirus Outbreak in Southern Argentina: Person-To-Person Transmission? Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Study Group for Patagonia

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An Unusual Hantavirus Outbreak in Southern Argentina: Person-To-Person Transmission? Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Study Group for Patagonia

R M Wells et al. Emerg Infect Dis.

Abstract

Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome is a rodent-borne zoonosis first recognized in the United States in 1993. Person-to-person transmission has not been reported; however, in the outbreak of 20 cases reported here, epidemiologic evidence strongly suggests this route of transmission.

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