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It is highly unlikely that the death of a South African man in Brazil was caused by a new type of arenavirus, it was reported on Thursday.
The nursing sister fighting a deadly arenavirus is showing signs of responding to her treatment, although she is still in a serious condition.
The nursing sister being treated for an arenavirus is still in a serious condition at the Morningside Medi-Clinic, a spokesperson said on Monday.
A Morningside Medi-Clinic nurse is confirmed to have contracted the recently identified arenavirus, which led to the deaths of three people.