Congo fever

CCHF Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever. This is viral disease. Hyalomma ticks is transmitting this disease (fever). In 2011 this is become a endemic in Africa, Asia, and Europe.
In 1944 disease first described in the Crimea, that’s why the name “Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever” given to this disease
This is a serious disease in human And high morality rate around 30%.
The virus is known to be transmitted between animals through ticks, ticks bite.
There is no specific treatment available. Ribavarin is an antiviral drug used to treat hepatitis C, has been recommended but studies is on going.

Symptoms of Congo fever.
Sudden severe headache, chills, high fever, nausea and vomiting, severe muscle pain in lower back and the upper abdomen this are the symptoms. After three to six days symptoms of peripheral hemorrhages is noticeable.
No vaccination is available yet.

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  1. abhilash says:

    new info for me thanks buddy

  2. sreeja murali says:

    really informative

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