Infectious Diseases

Viral diseases

Learn more about the symptoms and treatment of diseases causes by a viral infection including viral encephalitis (rabies), yellow fever and Zika virus.

Yellow fever

Yellow fever is an acute, mosquito-borne viral disease.

Brazil waging war against Zika mosquito

Brazil's health minister says the country will mobilise some 220,000 troops to battle the mosquito blamed for spreading a virus suspected of causing birth defects.

Not everyone with Ebola has symptoms

A study indicates that Ebola, like many other viral infections, presents with a spectrum of clinical manifestations, including minimally symptomatic infection.

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