Chapare hemorrhagic fever

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Chapare hemorrhagic fever

Chapare hemorrhagic fever caused by the Chapare virus (a new arenavirus) discovered from a small outbreak in Cochabamba Bolivia between 2003 and 2004 is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever characterized by fever myalgia arthralgia and multiple hemorrhagic signs. About a third of untreated cases go on to develop more severe symptoms with delirium coma and convulsions and death (in one case). No other cases have been reported since.

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