Lujo hemorrhagic fever

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Lujo hemorrhagic fever

Synonyms: Zambian hemorrhagic fever

Lujo hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lujo virus (a newly discovered Old World arenavirus) is a zoonotic disease from Zambia Africa whose reservoir is unknown and is characterized by fever and hemorrhagic manifestations with an extremely high fatality rate of 80% (in the 5 reported cases to date) and a moderate to high level of nosocomial transmission.

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