An arbovirus having an incubation period of about 12 days and causing fever, rashes, and other symptoms of infection as well as hemorrhagic bleeding from internal organs and mucous membranes.
An arenavirus that causes a form of hemorrhagic fever thought to be endemic to Brazil.
Origin of sabia-virus
- After Sabiá , Brazil, town where first case was observed
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition