Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever: requires vigilance and not panic.

Abstract

Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) has been in the news with reports of its outbreak in India from Gujarat. CCHF is caused by a virus which is a member of the Nairovirus genus of the family Bunyaviridae. All of these viruses are transmitted by either ixodid or argasid ticks. Humans get this infection after a bite of an infected tick or from one infected… (More)

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