Definitions and Synonyms of viral hemorrhagic fever | Another word for viral hemorrhagic fever | What is viral hemorrhagic fever?
Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting state]
Synonyms for viral hemorrhagic fever in the sense of this definition
(... is a kind of viral hemorrhagic fever ) a severe and often fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) caused by the Ebola virus; characterized by high fever and severe internal bleeding; can be spread from person to person; is largely limited to Africa
(... is a kind of viral hemorrhagic fever ) an acute contagious viral disease of central western Africa; characterized by fever and inflammation and muscular pains and difficulty swallowing; can be used as a bioweapon