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An outbreak of common colds at an Antarctic base after seventeen weeks of complete isolation

  • T. R. Allen (a1), A. F. Bradburne (a2), E. J. Stott (a2), C. S. Goodwin (a2) and D. A. J. Tyrrell (a2)...

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Six of 12 men wintering at an isolated Antarctic base sequentially developed symptoms and signs of a common cold after 17 weeks of complete isolation. Examination of specimens taken from the men in relation to the outbreak has not revealed a causative agent.

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An outbreak of common colds at an Antarctic base after seventeen weeks of complete isolation

  • T. R. Allen (a1), A. F. Bradburne (a2), E. J. Stott (a2), C. S. Goodwin (a2) and D. A. J. Tyrrell (a2)...

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