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Hemorrhagic Fever

  • By: Sarah Boslaugh
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Hemorrhagic fevers (HFs) are diseases characterized by raised body temperature (fever) and rapid blood loss (hemorrhage), which may be either internal or external. They are often referred to as viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) because most are caused by a virus from ...

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