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Epidemiological Alert: Confirmed Cases of Saint Louis Encephalitis in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Risk of Viral Circulation (24 March 2010)

On 19 March 2010, the Ministry of Health of Argentina reported the occurrence of two confirmed cases of Saint Louis Encephalitis (SLE) infection in the nation’s capital city of Buenos Aires. The SLE virus has caused outbreaks in the central part of the country (mainly in the provinces of Córdoba and Entre Ríos), and this is the first time that it has been detected in Buenos Aires. This virus has epidemic potential.

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Last Updated on Friday, 21 May 2010 06:03

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