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Global Impact Of Leptospirosis Greater Than Other Hemorrhagic Fevers, Study Shows

SciDev.Net: Leptospirosis study unmasks global impact
“…Conservative estimates show that the bacterial infection, transmitted from mammals to humans, infects and kills more than other causes of hemorrhagic fever, the authors say. The study, published [Thursday] in the journal PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, reviewed leptospirosis literature from 1970 to 2008 to generate a statistical model that estimates global leptospirosis cases and deaths…” (Law, 9/18).