Novel Strain of Andes Virus Associated with Fatal Human Infection, Central Bolivia
Cristhopher D. Cruz, Brett M. Forshey , Efrain Vallejo, Roberto Agudo, Jorge Vargas, David L. Blazes, Carolina Guevara, V. Alberto Laguna-Torres, Eric S. Halsey, and Tadeusz J. Kochel
Author affiliations: US Naval Medical Research Unit 6, Lima, Peru (C.D. Cruz, B.M. Forshey, D.L. Blazes, C. Guevara, V.A. Laguna-Torres, E.S. Halsey); Servicio Departamental de Salud, Cochabamba, Bolivia (E. Vallejo, R. Agudo); Centro Nacional de Enfermedades Tropicales, Santa Cruz, Bolivia (J. Vargas); US Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA (T.J. Kochel)
Figure 1. . . Location of Villa Tunari, Department of Cochabamba, Bolivia, the area where patients with hantavirus infection were recruited. The constitutional (Sucre) and administrative (La Paz) capitals of Bolivia are shown for reference.
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