"Super-Spreaders" and Person-to-Person Transmission of Andes Virus in Argentina.

  title={"Super-Spreaders" and Person-to-Person Transmission of Andes Virus in Argentina.},
  author={Valeria Paula Mart{\'i}nez and Nicholas Di Paola and Daniel Oscar Alonso and Unai P{\'e}rez-Sautu and Carla M Bellomo and Ayel{\'e}n Alumin{\'e} Iglesias and Roc{\'i}o Coelho and Beatriz L{\'o}pez and Natalia Periolo and Peter A Larson and Elyse R. Nagle and Joseph A Chitty and Catherine B Pratt and Jorge D{\'i}az and Daniel Marcelo Cisterna and Josefina Campos and Heema Sharma and Bonnie Dighero-kemp and Emiliano Biondo and Lorena Cecilia Lewis and Constanza Rosario Anselmo and Camila Olivera and Fernanda Pontoriero and Enzo Lavarra and Jens H. Kuhn and Teresa Strella and Alexis Edelstein and Miriam I Burgos and Mario Kaler and Adolfo Luis Rubinstein and Jeffrey R. Kugelman and Mariano Sanchez-Lockhart and Claudia Perandones and Gustavo F. Palacios},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={383 23},
BACKGROUND From November 2018 through February 2019, person-to-person transmission of Andes virus (ANDV) hantavirus pulmonary syndrome occurred in Chubut Province, Argentina, and resulted in 34 confirmed infections and 11 deaths. Understanding the genomic, epidemiologic, and clinical characteristics of person-to-person transmission of ANDV is crucial to designing effective interventions. METHODS Clinical and epidemiologic information was obtained by means of patient report and from public… 

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