Other Names: Machupo Fever, Lassa Fever, Bolivian Hemorrhagic Fever, South American Hemorrhagic Fever
Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) are a group of infectious diseases with similar symptoms in people. The causative viruses affect the vascular system and can produce a severe multisystemic illness in some patients.
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