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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Arenaviridae — the arenaviruses.
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Coroner Audrey Jamieson is investigating the circumstances of the deaths of three women in January 2007 who received organs from a man later found to be carrying a superbug called Arenavirus.
She stressed that since the three deaths there had been no other instance of donors dying from Arenavirus which is a rodent virus that occasionally affects humans.
Blood samples taken from one of the suspected cases in Sangha Region, Republic of Congo, tested negative for several viral haemorrhagic fevers (Ebola, Marburg, CCHF, Arenavirus).
SIGA - News), a company specializing in the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight bio-warfare pathogens, announced today that it has been awarded a $7.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health NIH) to develop an antiviral drug for treating and preventing Lassa fever and other hemorrhagic fevers of Arenavirus origin.