Published in Vaccine Weekly, March 8th, 2000
"Lassa virus is a rodent born arenavirus endemic to West Africa which causes Lassa fever in man resulting in 3,000-5,000 deaths annually," reported M.J. Buchmeier and colleagues from the Scripps Research Institute and Epimmune Corporation, California, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, Georgia. "Early diagnosis of Lassa fever is difficult and effective treatment is not available making development of a vaccine a rational strategy to control this disease."
Buchmeier et al. presented data from their research at the meeting Molecular...
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