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Bovine vaccinia (BV) is an emerging zoonosis caused by the Vaccinia virus (VACV), genus Orthopoxvirus (OPV), Poxviridae family. In general, human cases are related to direct contact with sick cattle but there is a lack of information about human-to-human transmission of VACV during BV outbreaks. In ...

Oliveira, G. P.; Fernandes, A. T. S.; Assis, F. L. de; Alves, P. A.; Luiz, A. P. M. F.; Figueiredo, L. B.; Almeida, C. M. C. de; Travassos, C. E. P. F.; Trindade, G. de S.; Abrahão, J. S.; Kroon, E. G.
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, USA
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2014, 90, 6, pp 1021-1023