Argentine hemorrhagic fever

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Noun1.Argentine hemorrhagic fever - hemorrhagic fever with neurological signsArgentine hemorrhagic fever - hemorrhagic fever with neurological signs; caused by the Junin virus
haemorrhagic fever, hemorrhagic fever, VHF, viral haemorrhagic fever, viral hemorrhagic fever - a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
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When the Argentinian pampas fell to agriculture after World War II, the introduction of herbicides led to a newly dominant species of mouse that happened to carry the Junin virus, which causes Argentinian hemorrhagic fever in humans.