Viral haemorrhagic fevers
Viral haemorrhagic fevers are a group of rare but potentially life-threatening illnesses that are caused by different viruses.
These viruses include:
- dengue virus (dengue haemorrhagic fever)
- Ebola virus
- Marburg virus disease
- Lassa fever virus.
Dengue fever is the only viral haemorrhagic fever known to occur in Australia.
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Last reviewed: April 2022