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