Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever

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Cri·me·an-Con·go hem·or·rhag·ic fe·ver

a form of hemorrhagic fever distinct from Omsk hemorrhagic fever, occurring in central Russia, transmitted by species of the tick Hyalomma, and caused by Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, a member of the Bunyaviridae family; horses are the chief reservoir of human infection; characterized by abrupt onset, high fever, headache, myalgia, widespread petechial hemorrhagic lesions, gastrointestinal bleeding, high fatality rate.
Synonym(s): African tick fever
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Sources at Sindh health department told that the Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever, commonly known as the Congo virus had claimed nine lives in Karachi.
Healthcare-associated Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Turkey, 2002-2014: A multicentre retrospective cross-sectional study.
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The Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is a tick-borne infection which is characterized by fever, haemorrhage, liver dysfunction and it has a high mortality.
He said that the Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is endemic in certain rural areas of the Pakistan and 50 to 60 percent cases are reported every year and most of the cases occur in NWFP and Balochistan, one case in Punjab but no case reported in the Sindh, added.
Muscat: With a large number of livestock expected to be slaughtered for Eid Al Adha ceremonies, Oman's Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries has warned the public about the dangers of contracting Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever through unhygienic practices.
Focal person for Dengue Dr Hasham Khalid gave briefing through multi-media about Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF).
programme that combats Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF)
Objective: To study the awareness of butchers regarding Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) in relation to their education level.
Introduction Now-a- days many of cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) are being reported in different cities of Pakistan.