Emerging Hemorrhagic Fever In Bolivia Capable Of Human Transmission

“Our work confirmed that a young medical resident, an ambulance medic and a gastroenterologist all contracted the virus after encounters with infected patients, and two of these healthcare workers later died,” said Caitlin Cossaboom, an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), at the conference. “We now believe many bodily fluids can potentially carry the virus.”

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