viral hemorrhagic fever


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viral hemorrhagic fever

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Noun1.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
Argentine hemorrhagic fever - hemorrhagic fever with neurological signs; caused by the Junin virus
Ebola, Ebola fever, Ebola hemorrhagic fever - a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa
Lassa fever - an acute contagious viral disease of central western Africa; characterized by fever and inflammation and muscular pains and difficulty swallowing; can be used as a bioweapon
Crimea-Congo hemorrhagic fever - an infection common in Arab states caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by a tick that thrives on sheep
Rift Valley fever - an infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals
viral infection, virus infection - infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans
green monkey disease, Marburg disease, Marburg hemorrhagic fever - a viral disease of green monkeys caused by the Marburg virus; when transmitted to humans it causes serious or fatal illness
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Ebola is a viral hemorrhagic fever of humans and other primates caused by Ebola viruses.
South Sudan will scale up a scrutiny campaign against Ebola after an outbreak of the viral hemorrhagic fever disease was reported in recent months in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the Ministry of Health on Monday.
He said this virus causes severe viral hemorrhagic fever outbreaks and an awareness campaign should be launched to educate people about the disease and its protection.
World Health Organization (WHO), United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Pakistan National Institute of Health, jointly organised a two-day national simulation exercise to assess the performance of Pakistan's public health laboratory system during a simulated viral hemorrhagic fever outbreak.
While voting is scheduled to commence for most provinces today, voters in Beni and Butembo in the North Kivu province will not be casting their vote until March 2019 due to the viral hemorrhagic fever, according to Al Jazeera who quoted the Commission Electorale Nationale Independante (CENI).
viral hemorrhagic fever may transmit from the Democratic Republic of
Development of LHF-535 for Lassa fever is through Kineta Inc.'s subsidiary Kineta Viral Hemorrhagic Fever, LLC.
CCHF is the most widespread tickborne viral hemorrhagic fever in the world and represents a global health security threat (1-3); a single case of CCHF constitutes an outbreak.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO -- 21 November 2017: The Ministry of Health and Population declared a state of emergency in 36 air, sea and land ports as part of efforts to guard the country against viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF), a Tuesday press statement read.
LAHORE -- The Department of Microbiology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore organised concluding ceremony of a three-day international workshop on "Devise Strategies to Control Emerging Viral Hemorrhagic Fever in Pakistan", here on Wednesday.
Viral hemorrhagic fever caused by Congo virus and dengue virus is endemic in Pakistan.

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