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Junin virus is considered infectious but is not transmitted from person to person.
Generally, a disease like this is caused by an infectious agent and not spread between people.
Junin virus, although infectious, is not a genetic disease. It is not caused by a defective or abnormal gene.
The transmission of Junin virus can be by way of:
Contagion and contagiousness refers to how easily the spread of Junin virus is possible from one person to another. Other words for contagion include "infection", "infectiousness", "transmission" or "transmissability". Contagiousness has nothing to do with genetics or inheriting diseases from parents. For an overview of contagion, see Introduction to Contagion.
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