Ross River virus

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A 2006 Australian prospective study found that 11% of subjects infected by Ross River virus met the criteria for Chronic fatigue syndrome six months after their infection. (The same rate held true for Epstein-Barr virus and Q fever).[1]

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  1. Hickie, Ian; Davenport, Tracey; Wakefield, Denis; Vollmer-Conna, Ute; Cameron, Barbara; Vernon, Suzanne D.; Reeves, William C.; Lloyd, Andrew; Dubbo Infection Outcomes Study Group (Sep 16, 2006). "Post-infective and chronic fatigue syndromes precipitated by viral and non-viral pathogens: prospective cohort study". BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 333 (7568): 575. doi:10.1136/bmj.38933.585764.AE. ISSN 1756-1833. PMC 1569956Freely accessible. PMID 16950834. 

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