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Rift Valley Fever

Rift Valley Fever: Introduction

Rift Valley Fever: Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute, fever-causing viral disease that affects domestic animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels) ... more about Rift Valley Fever.

Rift Valley Fever: Mosquito-borne viral infection affecting animals and humans. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Rift Valley Fever is available below.

Symptoms of Rift Valley Fever

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Rift Valley Fever: Deaths

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Rift Valley Fever: Complications

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Causes of Rift Valley Fever

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Clinical Trials for Rift Valley Fever

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Prevention of Rift Valley Fever

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Article Excerpts about Rift Valley Fever

Rift Valley Fever: DVRD (Excerpt)

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute, fever-causing viral disease that affects domestic animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels) and humans. RVF is most commonly associated with mosquito-borne epidemics during years of heavy rainfall. (Source: excerpt from Rift Valley Fever: DVRD)

Facts About Rift Valley Fever: CDC-OC (Excerpt)

Rift Valley fever (RVF) is an acute, fever-causing viral disease that affects domestic animals (such as cattle, buffalo, sheep, goats, and camels) and people. RVF is most commonly associated with mosquito-borne epidemics during years of heavy rainfall. The disease was first reported among livestock by veterinary officers in Kenya in the early 1900s. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Rift Valley Fever: CDC-OC)

Definitions of Rift Valley Fever:

An acute infection caused by the RIFT VALLEY FEVER VIRUS, an RNA arthropod-borne virus, affecting domestic animals and humans. In animals, symptoms include HEPATITIS; abortion (ABORTION, VETERINARY); and DEATH. In humans, symptoms range from those of a flu-like disease to hemorrhagic fever, ENCEPHALITIS, or BLINDNESS. - (Source - Diseases Database)

An infection common in Africa caused by a bunyavirus; transmitted by mosquitoes or by handling infected animals - (Source - WordNet 2.1)

 

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