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Other Names: Hemorrhagic Fever with Renal Syndrome (HFRS), Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS), Hemorrhagic Nephrosonephritis, Epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever, Korean Hemorrhagic Fever, Nephropathia Epidemica (NE)
Hantaviruses are a group of viruses, carried by rodents and insectivores, that can cause human illness.

Disease Agents

  • Bunyaviridae Hantavirus

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