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Volume 4, Number 4—December 1998


An Outbreak of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome, Chile, 1997

Jorge Toro*, Jeanette D. Vega† ††, Ali S. Khan‡Comments to Author , James N. Mills‡, Paula Padula§, William Terry‡, Zaida Yadón§, Rosa Valderrama¶, Barbara A. Ellis‡, Carlos Pavletic*, Rodrigo Cerda†, Sherif Zaki‡, Shieh Wun-Ju‡, Richard Meyer‡, Mauricio Tapia#, Carlos Mansilla#, Michel Baro**, Jose A. Vergara**, Marisol Concha*, Gladys Calderon††, Delia Enria††, C.J. Peters‡, and Thomas G. Ksiazek‡
Author affiliations: *Ministry of Health, Santiago, Chile; †Pan American Health Organization, Santiago, Chile; ‡Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; §Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Infecciosas ANLIS "Carlos G. Malbran," Buenos Aires, Argentina; ¶Aysen Region XI Health Service, Coyhaique, Chile; #Coyhaique Regional Hospital, Coyhaique, Aysen, Chile; **Llanchipal Health Services, Puerto Montt, Chile; ††Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Virales Humanas, Pergamino, Argentina; and ‡‡Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile.

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Figure 2

Geographic distribution of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome cases, Chile, 1995-1998.

Figure 2. Geographic distribution of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome cases, Chile, 1995-1998.

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