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Saving Baby Elephants from a Lethal Virus

Author(s): Paul D. Ling, Ph.D.

EEHV Causes Blood Vessel Leakage

EEHV is a multisystem syndrome because it affects multiple organ systems in the body. Blood vessel leakage is called hemorrhage. Famous examples of hemorrhagic pathogens include Ebola and Marburg viruses.

Can anyone think of other examples of virus infections that cause blood vessel leaking?

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Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, NIH

Development of the Science of Infectious Diseases teaching materials and video resources was supported in part by funds from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, grant numbers R25AI084826 and 4R25AI097453.