An epidemic of Oropouche virus occurred in a rural part of northern Brazil in 1978. Findings related to that event suggest that approximately 40 percent of the local residents were infected. The probable vector was a biting midge, Culicoides paraensis, from which the virus was recovered.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health