• EEHV can cause rapid, often fatal disease, which is called EEHV Hemorrhagic Disease, in elephants that lack adequate immunity to the virus. Most often, EEHV Hemorrhagic Disease occurs in African elephants under 15 years of age and Asian elephants under 10 years of age.
  • EEHV Hemorrhagic disease is the single largest cause of death in young elephants in North America, Europe, and in Thailand. Other regions are data deficient.