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Argentina isolates 85 people to quell hantavirus outbreak

January 12, 2019 2:31 AM
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A man wearing a mask waits for clients at his shop, with a sign posted that reads in Spanish "We are all family in Epuyen, be supportive, use a mask" in Epuyen, Argentina, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Gustavo Zaninelli)

An Argentine judge has ordered 85 residents of a remote Patagonian town to stay in their homes for at least 30 days to help halt an outbreak of hantavirus in which nine people have died.

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