haemorrhagic haemorrhagic

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to a hemorrhage

Usage(s):

  • It can also have a potentially lethal complication called Dengue haemorrhagic fever, which causes severe internal bleeding.

News

  1. Guinea's Ebola battle: steps taken to contain virus

    The Ebola virus plaguing Guinea is one of the deadliest known to man, claiming the lives of two-thirds of the people it has infected so far. The tropical virus can fell its victims within days, causing severe fever and muscle pain, weakness, vomiting and diarrhoea -- in some cases shutting down organs and causing unstoppable bleeding. Of around 1,850 people diagnosed with Ebola haemorrhagic ...
    on March 24, 2014     Source: AFP via Yahoo! News

  2. Guinea dispatches equipment to contain outbreak of Ebola

    By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - Health officials fighting an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea on Sunday dispatched specialised medical equipment, imposed restrictions on funerals and sought to contain panic to prevent the fever from spreading. There have been 29 confirmed deaths from the haemorrhagic fever among 59 people killed by a mysterious illness in southeastern Guinea since early February ...
    on March 24, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Guinea haemorrhagic fever may have crossed into Sierra Leone

    An outbreak of haemorrhagic fever that has killed 29 people in Guinea may have spread across the border into neighbouring Sierra Leone, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) document and a senior Sierra Leone health official. While the exact type of the fever, which is characterised by bleeding, has yet to be identified, a senior official in Guinea said on Friday preliminary tests had ...
    on March 23, 2014     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "He (Jesus) preached to and healed the leper, prostitute, and the haemorrhagic. He did any work, never despised anybody. Mary was not wife to a professor, but a carpenter. Jesus was born in a manger, not in Sheraton," Museveni said.
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Yoweri Museveni Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. MacShane said yesterday: "She was felled this time last week and went out like a light. Her heart and lungs kept going but it was a haemorrhagic stroke." "She was highly respected as one of the most accomplished and professional broadcast...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Denis MacShane Source: Times Online

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