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Emerg Infect Dis. 1997 Apr-Jun;3(2):171-4.

An unusual hantavirus outbreak in southern Argentina: person-to-person transmission? Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Study Group for Patagonia.

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Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

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.

PMID:
9204298
PMCID:
PMC2627608
DOI:
10.3201/eid0302.970210
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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