Treatments for Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers


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Treatments of Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers discussion: Patients receive supportive therapy, but generally speaking, there is no other treatment or established cure for VHFs. Ribavirin, an anti-viral drug, has been effective in treating some individuals with Lassa fever or HFRS. Treatment with convalescent-phase plasma has been used with success in some patients with Argentine hemorrhagic fever. 1

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1. excerpt from Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers: DVRD

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