viral hemorrhagic fever

noun
a group of illnesses caused by a viral infection (usually restricted to a specific geographic area); fever and gastrointestinal symptoms are followed by capillary hemorrhage
Hypernyms: ↑viral infection, ↑virus infection
Hyponyms:

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