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Viral Haemorrhagic Fever (incl Ebola)

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Overview

Viral haemorrhagic fevers should be considered in those with fever within 21 days of leaving an endemic country and who have visited an area with a current VHF outbreak.

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Suspected cases should be discussed with the Infectious Diseases team at Southmead in hours, and the micro/infectious disease team at the relevant site out of hours. See contact details below:



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