Sabia-virus meaning

sābē-ə
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.
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An arenavirus that causes a form of hemorrhagic fever thought to be endemic to Brazil.
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Origin of sabia-virus

  • After Sabiá , Brazil, town where first case was observed

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition