tawny at sage.cc.purdue.edu
Tue Aug 23 17:04:15 EST 1994
MLJAP at VTVM1.CC.VT.EDU (lederman) writes:
>Yes it was a hantavirus - Saba (?) strain. Muriel Lederman, Biology,
No, it wasn't a hantavirus. The virus is called Sabia arenavirus; it has
some similarities to hantavirus, but not a direct link. Virus is believed
to be spread by rodents, or close contact to an infected person, esp. through
Causes skin blotches, sleepiness, chills, diarrhea, tremors, convulsions,
internal and external bleeding, coma, and death. Very rare.
Information from an Associated Press release.
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