Lassa fever

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Lassa fever

Synonyms: LF | Lassa hemorrhagic fever

Lassa fever (LF) is a potentially severe viral hemorrhagic disease caused by Lassa virus and characterized by initial fever and malaise followed by gastrointestinal symptoms and in severe cases bleeding shock and multi-organ system failure.

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