Rift Valley fever

Definitions of Rift Valley fever

n an infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals

Type of:
VHF, haemorrhagic fever, hemorrhagic fever, viral haemorrhagic fever, viral hemorrhagic fever
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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