Korean hemorrhagic fever


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Korean hemorrhagic fever

n.
A form of hemorrhagic fever endemic to northeastern Asia that is caused by a hantavirus transmitted by a field mouse, characterized in its later stages by hemorrhage, shock, and kidney failure.
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Korean hemorrhagic fever presents a tortuous multitude of acute symptoms.
Korean hemorrhagic fever is all but unknown in the United States, although many U.

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