Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 26, issue 2, P479-496 2012 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2012.02.003 View full text
Eyal Meltzer

Abstract: The viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) syndrome is a potentially life-threatening infection typified by a combination of a capillary leak syndrome and bleeding diathesis. Most but not all agents causing VHF are arboviruses, with transmission to humans resulting from an arthropod bite. Agents of VHF affect humans on all continents. Population growth, urbanization, human activities, and even climate change all contribute to a continual flux in the epidemiology of many arboviruses. This review provides an overview of …

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