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Yu: Epidemic Hemorrhagic Fever in Korea


Korean Hemorrhagic Fever was recognized during the Korean War (1950-1953) and intensive studies have been done especially in early 1950's. However, the etiologic agent, vector, and reservoir are not known conclusively. The occurrence has two peak seasons in spring and autumn, and is not limited to military personnel in front lines but also civilians are attacked. Still the study is going on.

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