Bolivian Haemorrhagic Fever

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An arenavirus infection similar to Argentine haemorrhagic fever. Bolivian haemorrhagic fever is endemic to the grain-producing province of Beni in Amazonian Bolivia
Agent Machupo virus
Vector Excreted in urine of the rodent vector, Calomys callosus
Mortality 10–20%, especially children
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