|Chapare hemorrhagic fever|
Chapare mammarenavirus causes hemorrhagic fever and is a member of the virus family Arenaviridae. It causes Chapare hemorrhagic fever. The only known outbreak of Chapare mammarenavirus infection occurred in the village of Samuzabeti, Chapare Province, Bolivia, in January 2003. A small number of people were infected. One person died. The specific transmission vector is not known, but is suspected to be a rodent, in keeping with other members of the arenavirus family, which includes Lassa mammarenavirus.
In December 2003, an outbreak of the Chapare virus occurred near Cochabamba, Bolivia.
The symptoms include: headache, fever, body aches, nose bleeds, and bleeding gums.
No treatment or cure has been discovered yet.
in the family Arenaviridae change the name of genus Arenavirus to Mammarenavirus and convert the names of its constituent species to a binomial format, by appending the name Mammarenavirus to each existing name