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Mayaro virus: 13 confirmed cases reported in French Guiana – Outbreak News Today

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 French health authorities reported 13 laboratory-confirmed cases of Mayaro fever in French Guiana earlier this month. According to the…

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By NewsDesk  @bactiman63
French health authorities reported 13 laboratory-confirmed cases of Mayaro fever in French Guiana earlier this month.
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According to the World Health Organization, in September 2020, the Institut Pasteur de la Guyane (IPG) identified two cases of Mayaro virus infection (MAYV) confirmed by reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and one probable case found positive for Mayaro antibodies.
Additional confirmed cases of Mayaro fever were reported…

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