Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Weapon Systems // Nuclear/Biological/Chemical // Biological



The viral agents that cause viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) are taxonomically diverse; they are all ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses and are transmitted to humans through contact with infected animal reservoirs or arthropod vectors. They are all natural infectious disease threats, although their geogra p hical ranges may be tightly circumscribed. Jet travel coupled with demographics increases the opportunity for humans to contract these infections. The VHF agents are all highly infectious...

 

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