Hemorrhagic fever

Any of a group of infectious diseases that interfere with the blood's ability to clot.


Hemorrhagic fevers are spread by contact with infected animals, people, or insects. Examples include Ebola and yellow fever. Avoiding mosquitoes and rodents can help prevent infection.


Initial symptoms may include fever, fatigue, dizziness, and muscle aches.


While no specific treatment exists, antiviral drugs may help shorten the course of some infections and prevent complications.

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