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WEATHERING STORMS AND DROUGHTS

Jaap Goudsmit

in Viral Fitness

Published in print August 2004 | ISBN: 9780195130348
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790166 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130348.003.0006
 WEATHERING STORMS AND DROUGHTS

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This chapter discusses the spread of viruses. Topics covered include the arrival of RNA viruses in the United States via bird migration, human travel, and other carriers; the 1999 West Nile virus (WNV) outbreak in New York; flaviviruses; and Hantavirus.

Keywords: West Nile Virus; outbreaks; flaviviruses; Hantavirus

Chapter.  4762 words. 

Subjects: Microbiology

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