Korean hemorrhagic fever

noun

Medical Definition of Korean hemorrhagic fever

: a hemorrhagic fever that is endemic in Asia and especially Korea, Manchuria, and Siberia, is caused by the Hantaan virus, and is characterized by acute renal failure in addition to the usual symptoms of the hemorrhagic fevers

called also epidemic hemorrhagic fever

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“Korean hemorrhagic fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Korean%20hemorrhagic%20fever. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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