Predicting High Risk for Human Hantavirus Infections, Sweden
2009 (English)In: Emerging Infectious Diseases, ISSN 1080-6040, Vol. 15, no 1, 104-106 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
An increased risk for hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome caused by Puumala hantavirus was forecast for Sweden in 2007. The forecast was based on a predicted increase in the number of Myodes glareolus rodents (reservoir hosts). Despite raised awareness and preparedness, the number of human cases during July 2007-June 2008 was 1,483, a new high.
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2009. Vol. 15, no 1, 104-106 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-23300DOI: 10.3201/eid1501.080502OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-23300DiVA: diva2:222745