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Padula pj, edelstein a, miguel sd, lopez nm, rossi cm, rabinovich rd: hantavirus pulmonary syndrome outbreak in argentina. Some hantaviruses produce a rare but deadly disease called hantavirus pulmonary syndrome. Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (hps) has emerged as a new infectious disease in the united states although it is still very rare with only around 160 cases to date. Abstract: in this paper i discuss the outbreak of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome introduction: in 1993 in the four corners region of the united states.
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