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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A novel immunohistochemical assay for the detection of Ebola virus in skin: implications for diagnosis, spread, and surveillance of Ebola hemorrhagic fever.
SARS (suspected of being transmitted from animals such as civet cats and ferret badgers) and diseases strongly suspected to be common to both people and some primates (including Ebola hemorrhagic fever and simian immunodeficiency virus) are examples of those that worry many public health officials.
Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains.
In response to the need to monitor viral hemorrhagic fevers separately, beginning January 1,2015, cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Guanarito hemorrhagic fever, Junin hemorrhagic fever, Lassa virus infection, Lujo virus infection, Machupo hemorrhagic fever, Marburg fever, and Sabia-associated hemorrhagic fever will be reported separately.
NEC Corporation today announced the delivery of infrared thermography cameras, via the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to support countermeasures against Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Africa, delivering 4 units to the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire, and 5 units to the Republic of Ghana.
Coloma said the DOH had laid out and was "still strengthening a multisectoral response plan" to prevent the entry into the country of the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which has killed more than 4,000 people in seven countries.
com)-- The UK Independent calls Ebola virus disease (EVD) - also referred to as Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF) - "a biological doomsday device that conspires with the human body to bring death in the most gruesome fashion.
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.
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.
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 is a severe, often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees) that has appeared sporadically since its initial recognition in 1976.