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Crimean congo haemorrhagic fever outbreak confirmed in Amuru

Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever is a viral haemorrhagic fever usually transmitted by ticks Amuru, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An outbreak of the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever has been confirmed in Amuru district. Health officials revealed on Thursday that samples taken from an 18-year-old man who succumbed over the weekend tested positive for the …

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Crimean Congo fever reported in Kyangwali refugee settlement area

Kikuube, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Health officials in Kikuube district have confirmed an outbreak of the Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever in the district. The virus, caused by a tick-borne virus is primarily transmitted to people from ticks and livestock animals, while human-to-human transmission occurs from close contact with the blood, secretions, …

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