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Most severe form of hantavirus lung disease. Individual diseases and outbreaks have so far only been described in America. Caused by viruses of the Puumala virus group. The Puumala virus, which is widespread in Central Europe, can cause lung dysfunction and lung diseases (milder courses).
Incubation period: 3 days to 6 weeks.
Interstitial pneumonia with pulmonary edema and respiratory insufficiency.
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