Hemorrhagic Fever

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Hemorrhagic Fever

Any virus that causes both fever and excessive bleeding due to the reduced ability of blood to coagulate. Hemorrhagic fevers are spread from person to person through respiration. As such, there is concern that hemorrhagic fevers have potential in bioweapons.
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The West Africa Ebola national and international response teams, including the ministries of health of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone; the World Health Organization; Medecins Sans Frontieres; CDC response teams; the United Nations Children's Fund; the International Federation of Red Cross; Institut Pasteur; the European Mobile Laboratory; the Kenema Government Hospital Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Laboratory; the Liberia Institute of Biomedical Research; African Field Epidemiology Network; Elizabeth Ervin, Viral Special Pathogens Branch, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC.
The European lab experts help Guinea s Ministry of Health to diagnose viral hemorrhagic fever among suspected cases, thus helping to confirm Ebola, reduce the number of undiagnosed cases and limit the further spread of the disease.
According to MOH National Campaign for the prevention of AlKhumra Hemorrhagic Fever, the virus (genus Flavivirus, AHFV) was recently identified as the agent of a viral hemorrhagic fever in Saudi Arabia and characterized serologically and genetically as a variant genotype of Kyasanur Forest disease virus (KFDV).
But he said his state is free of the viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) disaster.
announced that the first test kits for viral hemorrhagic fever diagnosis have completed initial clinical testing in West Africa.
In statements to Sudan Tribune on Thursday, South Darfur health minister Yacoub Ibrahim al-Dmoki stressed that the "state is free of viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) diseases", adding they are "closely monitoring the situation" .
6 million contract over 33 months from the United States Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to develop a broad spectrum RNAi anti-viral therapeutic for the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fever.
Dr Sang is the head of the Arbovirus and Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Laboratory at the Kenya Medical Research Institute.
The Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a viral hemorrhagic fever.
All residual biological samples collected during the patient's hospital stay were sent to the virology laboratory of the Spallanzani Hospital (Italy's national reference laboratory for viral hemorrhagic fever viruses, BioSafety Level 4) in compliance with biosafety procedures.
On September 27, he was evacuated to the same hospital in Johannesburg as patient 1, and on the following day the link between the 2 was identified and a presumptive diagnosis of viral hemorrhagic fever was made.
Interim guidance for managing patients with suspected viral hemorrhagic fever in US hospitals [cited 2008 Oct 13].
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