Omsk hemorrhagic fever

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Medical Definition of Omsk hemorrhagic fever

: an acute tick-borne disease occurring in central Russia and caused by a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Flavivirus (species Omsk hemorrhagic fever virus)

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“Omsk hemorrhagic fever.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Omsk%20hemorrhagic%20fever. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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