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acute febrile illness caused by a species of Bunyavirus.
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Oropouche feverA tropical infection caused by Oropouche virus, genus Orthobunyavirus, a zoonosis similar to dengue fever.
Transmitted by midges (Culicoides paraensis) and mosquitoes from sloths to humans; occurs in the Amazon, Caribbean and Panama. 30 epidemics of Oropouche fever have been reported, affecting up to one-quarter of a million people.
Chills, headache, anorexia, muscle and joint pain, vomiting and meningismus.
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Or·o·pou·che fe·ver(ōr'ō-pū'shĕ fē'vĕr)
Acute febrile illness caused by a species of Bunyavirus.
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