Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever among Health Care Workers, Turkey


We investigated 9 cases of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (1 fatal, 2 asymptomatic) among health care workers in Turkey. Needlestick injuries were reported for 4 workers. Eight received ribavirin. In addition to standard precautions, airborne infection isolation precautions are essential during aerosol-generating procedures. For postexposure prophylaxis… (More)
DOI: 10.3201/eid2003.131353


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