Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Kathy discuss recent outbreaks of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Yosemite National Park and novel swine-origin influenza in the US midwest, and isolation of the Heartland virus from two patients in Missouri with severe febrile illness.
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Links for this episode:
- Hantavirus outbreak in Yosemite (ProMedMail)
- Hantavirus in Yosemite (CDC)
- CDC page on hantavirus
- Summary of hantavirus outbreak (Avian Flu Diary)
- Swine-origin influenza outbreak in midwest (MMWR)
- Lyn Finelli interview on swine-origin H3N2 (Microbeworld)
- Transmission of vH3N2 in ferrets (PNAS)
- New phlebovirus from Missouri (NEJM)
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 199
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