Rebecca Carrion

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Enzootic strains of Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus (VEEV) have been isolated from febrile patients in the Peruvian Amazon Basin at low but consistent levels since the early 1990s. Through a clinic-based febrile surveillance program, we detected an outbreak of VEEV infections in Iquitos, Peru, in the first half of 2006. The majority of these patients(More)
Viral infections are the main cause of disease in the world, with the respiratory diseases being the main cause of morbidity. The arenaviruses are zoonotic pathogens transmitted from rodents to humans, and are the cause of flu-like disease that can rapidly develop into fatal hemorrhagic fevers. The respiratory diseases and in particular those produced by(More)
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