oa South African Medical Journal - Myocarditis of the newborn - an outbreak in a maternity home in Southern Rhodesia associated with Coxsackie group-B virus infection

Volume 29, Issue 26
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



In late February and early March of 1954, 3 babies developed an acute febrile illness soon after birth in a maternity home in Southern Rhodesia. One of these babies died on. the 12th day after birth; the other 2 recovered after being ill about one week.

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