Kyasanur Forest disease

noun
Kya·​sa·​nur For·​est disease | \ ˌkya-sə-ˈnu̇r-ˈfȯr-əst- How to pronounce Kyasanur Forest disease (audio) \

Medical Definition of Kyasanur Forest disease

: a disease caused by a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Flavivirus (species Kyasanur Forest disease virus) that is characterized by fever, headache, diarrhea, and intestinal bleeding and is transmitted by immature ticks of the genus Haemaphysalis

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“Kyasanur Forest disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Kyasanur%20Forest%20disease. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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