Report of nine cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever From Iran

  title={Report of nine cases of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever From Iran},
  author={Jamshid Ayatollahi and Seyed Hossein Shahcheraghi and Mahmood Mirjalili},
  booktitle={Nigerian medical journal : journal of the Nigeria Medical Association},
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is an often fatal viral infection described in about 30 countries around the world. It is transmitted to humans by the bite of an infected tick and by direct contact with blood or tissue from infected humans and livestock. In the following, we report nine cases of CCHF disease. This paper reported nine human CCHF cases, two in Tabas and Bandar Abbas and seven in Yazd. They were 21-, 33-, 28-, 29-, 61, 34, 35, 36 and 52 year-old men. The first, second and… CONTINUE READING
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