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New Arenavirus Associated With Hemorrhagic Fever Discovered


5/1/2008 7:37:54 AM

ScienceDaily (May 1, 2008) — A team of Bolivian health authorities, U.S. Navy health experts based in Lima, Peru, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has characterized "Chapare arenavirus," a previously unrecognized arenavirus, discovered in serum samples from a patient in rural Bolivia who eventually died of the infection.

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