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hemorrhagic fever


Some forms of hemorrhagic fever are relatively mild, others such as the Ebola virus can lead to death within a week or two.
  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
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  • Some forms of hemorrhagic fever are relatively mild, others such as the Ebola virus can lead to death within a week or two.
  • At the request of the U.S. government, Gey took Henrietta’s cells with him to the Far East in 1953 to study hemorrhagic fever, which was killing American troops.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • The blood in the gut looked like the effects of a monkey virus called simian hemorrhagic fever, or SHF.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Simian hemorrhagic fever is highly contagious in monkeys.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone

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  • A pathologist at the Institute had inspected the meat very carefully and had given it a tentative diagnosis of simian hemorrhagic fever—harmless to humans, lethal to monkeys.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Dalgard said to Jahrling, "I think we’ve got some SHF [simian hemorrhagic fever] in our monkeys.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
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Associated words [difficulty]:   hemorrhagic fever [8] , yellow fever [4] , pneumonia [1] , TB [2] , asthma [2] , influenza [2] , malaria [2] , smallpox [2] , cholera [3] , diabetes [3] , measles [3] , polio [3] , typhoid [3] , ALS [4] , anemic [4] , sepsis [4] , yellow fever [4] , anemia [5] , lupus [5] , diphtheria [6] , hernia [6] , leprosy [6] , meningitis [6] , anthrax [7] , cerebral palsy [7] , encephalitis [7] , multiple sclerosis [7] , varicose veins [7] , Addison’s disease [8] , Lyme disease [8] , dengue fever [8] , emphysema [8] , hypertension [8] , osteoporosis [8] , psoriasis [8] , Parkinson’s disease [9] , autoimmune disease [9] , carpal tunnel syndrome [9] , myasthenia gravis [9] , type 1 diabetes [9] , type 2 diabetes [9]
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