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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These findings could contribute to a better understanding of the pathogenesis of Ebola hemorrhagic fever.
According to the World Health Organization, Ebola, formerly known as ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a severe, often fatal viral illness for which there is no vaccine.
World Health Organization officials said at least 39 new pathogens have been identified since 1967, including HIV, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Marburg fever and severe acute respiratory syndrome.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever: lessons from Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Testing was negative for leptospirosis, viral hepatitis, malaria, arboviral infection, acute schistosomiasis, rickettsial infection, and VHFs (including Marburg and Ebola hemorrhagic fever) (Table).
In 1976, Close, a surgeon, was personal physician to the president of Zaire and its army's chief doctor during the first epidemic of the newly discovered deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever. The epidemic had caused panic, and military personnel shunned the epidemic area.
Clinical, virologic, and immunologic follow-up of convalescent Ebola hemorrhagic fever patients and their household contacts, Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Editorial Note: From May 17 (when this outbreak was first reported in MMWR [1]) though May 24, the investigation identified an additional 51 cases of suspected Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) in Zaire.
Ebola hemorrhagic fever: novel biomarker correlates of clinical outcome.