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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever  What is Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever? Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is caused by infection with a tick-borne virus (Nairovirus) in the family Bunyaviridae. The disease was first characterized in the Crimea in 1944 and given the name Crimean hemorrhagic fever. It was then later recognized in 1969 as the cause of …

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