Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Rift Valley Fever Outlook

What to expect with Rift Valley fever:

  • Most cases of Rift Valley fever cause mild symptoms: almost everyone recovers completely.
  • Less than 1 percent of infected people die from encephalitis or hemorrhage.

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Last Updated: Jul 10, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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