Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome in Canada

Bryce M. Warner, Sebastian Dowhanik, Jonathan Audet, Allen Grolla, Daryl Dick, James E. Strong, Darwyn Kobasa, L. Robbin Lindsay, Gary Kobinger, Heinz Feldmann, Harvey Artsob, Michael A. Drebot, David Safronetz

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Hantavirus cardiopulmonary syndrome (HCPS) is a severe respiratory disease caused by Sin Nombre virus (SNV) in North America. As of January 1, 2020, SNV has caused 143 laboratory-confirmed cases of HCPS in Canada. We review critical aspects of SNV epidemiology and the ecology, biology, and genetics of HCPS in Canada.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3020-3024
Number of pages5
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2020
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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