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Seoul Virus and Hantavirus Disease, Shenyang, People’s Republic of China

By Yong-Zhen Zhang, Xue Dong, Xin Li, Chao Ma, Hai-Ping Xiong, Guang-Jie Yan, Na Gao, Dong-Mei Jiang, Ming-Hui Li, Lu-Ping Li, Yang Zou and Alexander Plyusnin


This outbreak was caused by the virus circulating in local wild rats through infection of laboratory rats

Topics: Research
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Provided by: PubMed Central

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