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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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Peterson and his collaborators have also developed a risk calculator to help differentiate lung cancer nodules from those of caused by the valley fever fungus.
Outbreak of Rift Valley fever affecting veterinarians and farmers in South Africa, 2008.
SPHERUSOL fills critical gaps in the current testing of Valley Fever," explained Tom Carpenter, DVM, Ph.
Furthermore, in cell cultures, it was found to inhibit the growth of other deadly viruses, like Ebola, Nipah and the Rift Valley Fever virus.
However, they refused, demanding that the Yemeni government provide a certificate stating Yemen is free of rift valley fever," said Mansoor Al-Qadasi, Director of the Animal Health Department at the Ministry of Agriculture.
For example, many camels carry Rift Valley fever which can cause blindness in humans and even death.
Forty-seven international academics and researchers contribute 20 chapters providing concise and timely updates on the epidemiology, clinical features, and prevention and control strategies for a number of important emerging and reemerging infectious diseases and syndromes, including non-SARS coronaviruses, human bocavirus, norovirus gastroenteritis, new human parechoviruses, adenoviral infections in transplant recipients, Japanese encephalitis, chikungunya virus, lyssa viruses, Hendra and Nipah viruses, Rift Valley fever, Streptococcus suis, Staphylococcus aureus, pertussis, salmonellosis, Klebsiella oxytoca, Clostridium difficile, drug-resistant tuberculosis, immune reconstitutions inflammatory syndrome, and non-albicans Candida.
Other pathogens such as pandemic flu and Rift Valley fever could wreak havoc if medical countermeasures aren't developed.
Rift Valley fever, a mosquito-borne virus that hit Sudan recently, can lead to hemorrhaging and seizures and kills one out of a hundred.
That would not provide immediate help for Issa Hamad, a Sudanese trader who could not import his livestock in 2007 due to an outbreak of Rift Valley fever.
In 1997-1998, hundreds of Kenyans died in an outbreak of Rift Valley fever, a viral disease that can lead to eye infection, brain inflammation, and severe hemorrhaging.

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