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Cow pox infection in humans due to pet rats

by May 15 2009
27-02-2009 - Cow pox infection in humans due to pet rats Twelve patients with skin lesions, five of which were diagnosed as being infected with the cowpox virus, have been notified early 2009 to the French Institute of Disease Surveillance (IVS). The infections were linked to contact with rats bought in one of six pet shops between mid December and mid January. More recent data identified 32 pet ... [More]
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