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Crimean-Congo Fever Reemerging, Cases Suggest Crimean-Congo Fever Reemerging, Cases Suggest
Two cases of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever have been reported in Spain, suggesting the virus is reemerging and spreading geographically.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - July 12, 2017 Category: Pathology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

International Workshop on Viral Haemorrhagic Fever
World Health Organization. 04/06/2016 This Web page provides information and documents from the International Workshop on Viral Haemorrhagic Fever, held on April 4-6, 2016. Topics included Lessons Learned from Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), Research Gaps Concerning Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), Healthcare Workers at Risk, and Public Health Management of EVD Cases. The event was facilitated by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), and the Permanent Working Group of Competence and Treatment Centres for Highly Contagious and Life-threatening Diseases (STAKOB). (Text) (Source: Disaster Li...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - February 1, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Death From Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain Death From Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
A man died of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in a Madrid hospital on August 25 after being bitten by a tick during a walk in the countryside in the province of Castile and Leon.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - September 9, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever: New terrifying VIRUS sweeps Europe…and there's no vaccine
FIRST there was Zika, and now it's Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever - but how much do you know about the disease sweeping across Europe? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 9, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should You Worry About Tick Borne Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever In Spain?
We are likely to see many more similar outbreaks in the near future, due to climate change and environmental destruction. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 8, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Judy Stone Source Type: news

Global Health: Doctors on Lookout for Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Spain
A hospital patient in Madrid died of the illness, the first finding of the fever in Western Europe in someone who had not traveled to an endemic area. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 5, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Ticks (Insects) World Health Organization Avila (Spain) Madrid (Spain) Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Source Type: news

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever: Man DIES after contracting virus from suspected tick bite
CRIMEAN-CONGO haemorrhagic fever , a potentially fatal virus which can be spread between humans, has killed one man and infected a nurse in Spain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 2, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spain moves to contain rare outbreak of fatal tick-borne fever
Madrid nurse and nearly 200 others are monitored in suspected case of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic feverHealth authorities in Madrid are taking steps to contain an outbreak of Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) that has killed one man and infected a nurse who treated him.Nearly 200 people believed to have come into contact with the two victims are now being monitored, the regional health authority said on Thursday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Sam Jones in Madrid Tags: Spain Infectious diseases Europe Science World news Source Type: news

Man dies in Spain from tick-borne disease, nurse ill
MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish health authorities said on Thursday they were investigating a possible outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) which has killed one man and infected a nurse, in the first non-imported case reported in Western Europe. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Research milestone in CCHF virus could help identify new treatments
(Texas Biomedical Research Institute) New research into the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV), a tick-borne virus which causes a severe hemorrhagic disease in humans similar to that caused by Ebolavirus, has identified new cellular factors essential for CCHFV infection. This discovery has the potential to lead to novel targets for therapeutic interventions against the pathogen. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2014 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

PHE bulletin: 28 March 2014
It also has updates on scarlet fever, child health profiles, diabetic blindness, a new MenB vaccine and the world's first CCHF vaccine. More.... (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 31, 2014 Category: UK Health Authors: Maria Axford Source Type: news

Uganda: Woman Killed By Deadly Fever Suspected to Have Been Infected By Husband
[Sudan Tribune]Kampala -Uganda's ministry of health said on Wednesday that a 27-year-old woman in Kampala had died after contracting the deadly Congo Crimean Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: High Alert Over Crimean Fever
[Observer]The ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed the first death from the Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) at Mulago hospital, since the outbreak was announced on August 16, 2013. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2013 Category: African Health Source Type: news