Archive for the ‘CCHF’ Category
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever – Spain – 2016
Opening date: 1 September 2016
Latest update: 2 September 2016
Spanish health authorities report two cases (one fatal) of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). The fatal case had no travel history to exotic countries but had noticed a tick bite after a walk in the countryside. The second case is an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse who had been involved in caring for the patient and who is currently hospitalized.