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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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus in ticks, southwestern Europe, 2010.
CCHF is a zoonotic character infection which affects many organs and systems, characterized by bleeding and liver function abnormalities and takes place among the viral hemorrhagic fever syndromes (21).
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in southeast of Iran.
Testing was negative for leptospirosis, viral hepatitis, malaria, arboviral infection, acute schistosomiasis, rickettsial infection, and VHFs (including Marburg and Ebola hemorrhagic fever) (Table).
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Hemorrhagic fever viruses as biological weapons: medical and public health management.
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Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) is a severe and potentially fatal form of the disease.
As with other hemorrhagic fevers, such as Ebola fever, several nosocomial CCHF outbreaks have been described (3,10-12).
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