Black Creek canal virus


The cotton rat Sigmodon hispidus is the reservoir of both Black Creek Canal virus (a hantavirus that causes hantavirus pulmonary syndrome, HPS) and Tamiami virus (an arenavirus not associated with human disease). It is distributed in north and south America.

Broader Problems:
Related Problems:
Cano Delgadito virus
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
12.10.2017 – 17:06 CEST