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Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever

Last Modified: Thu, 03 Nov 2016 12:46:15 GMT
Disease name
Crimean Congo haemorrhagic fever
Species affected
Multiple(not specified)
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a severe hemorrhagic viral disease of people, acquired from ticks, tissues of infected animals, and from other infected sick humans. Infected animals are usually asymptomatic, making farmers, agricultural workers, veterinarians, laboratory workers and hospital staff most vulnerable to infection.
Status in Ireland
Disease absent
Date of Last known case of disease in Ireland
Never reported
DAFM Division Responsible
NDCC & Border Inspection Posts
Sally Gaynor SSVI
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