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Spain: 2 cases (1 fatal) of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF).

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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.

 Photo of Ixodid tick

 


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