Hemorrhagic Fever


Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

  • There are many types of strains of VHF (Viral Hemorrhagic Fever) the two main strains are Ebola and Yellow Fever. Other strains that are less contagious are Dengue, Lassa and Marburg.
  • Diagnosis

    • mortality is less than 1% with good medical management
    • diagnosis by lab results by blood sample


    • High fever
    • Fatigue
    • Dizziness
    • Muscle, bone or joint aches
    • Weakness

    Yellow Fever

    • spread by the bite of infected mosquitos
    • can cause jaundice, hepatitis
    • can be life threatening
    • originated in Africa


    • first case in Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • four strains of this virus
    • fever with chills, arthralgia , myalgia, and chest pain, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and vomiting, sore throat, cough, dyspnea, hiccups, headache seizures, coma