Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ebola Virus Infection Underlying Cause

Ebola hemorrhagic fever is caused by an infection with the Ebola virus.

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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Ebola Virus Infection References
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