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Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Other Names: Congo Fever, Central Asian Hemorrhagic Fever, Hungribta (blood taking), Khunymuny (nose bleeding), Karakhalak (black death)
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a zoonotic viral disease that is asymptomatic in infected animals but a serious threat to humans.

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  • Bunyaviridae Nairovirus

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