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fever

(Excitement), noun agitation, ardor, arousing, delirium, desire, disquiet, eagerness, enthusiasm, exhilaration, fervency, fever pitch, feverish excitement, feverishness, fire, fomentation, frenzy, galvanization, heat, intensity, panic, passion, provocation, stimulation, stirring up, tizzy, turmoil, upset, working up, zeal, zealousness, zest
Associated concepts: proceedings reaching a fever pitch

fever

(Illness), noun affliction, ailment, eleeated temperature, feverishness, has a disorder, has a malady, has an affliction, has an ailment, ill health, illness, in poor health, infirmity, not healthy, sickness, temperature
Associated concepts: fee services, health care
See also: furor
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The first case of Lassa fever imported from Mali to the United Kingdom, February 2009.
About 100,000 to 300,000 cases of Lassa fever, and 5,000 deaths related to Lassa fever, occur in West Africa each year.
Lassa fever has a mortality rate of 40% and symptoms that are similar to flu.
Dr Scholefield said: "There are specific diagnostic tests for Lassa fever and a combination of seriological tests which would need to be done.
Lassa fever was among the diagnoses considered, but the patient died before plans to treat him with ribavirin under an investigational new drug protocol could be carried out.
Lassa fever and the South American viral hemorrhagic fevers are examples of human illnesses caused by such arenaviruses.
This is the site if one want to learn about lassa fever, gonorrhea, meningitis and other hard-to-spell diseases, but don't expect practical advice on care of chronic conditions other than HIV/AIDS.
A BRITISH aid worker being treated for the highly infectious tropical disease Lassa fever was critically ill in hospital today.
Related viruses cause Lassa fever in Africa and South America.
First reported in Lassa in Nigeria, lassa fever is a disease carried by rats which can be passed from person to person.
A Volunteer in Nigeria suffering from deadly lassa fever had to be repatriated in a hurry.
More recently, health officials linked a Nigerian outbreak of Lassa fever to the discovery of new diamond fields there.