Chakwal District, Pakistan: A man exposed to Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever

Posted on September 6, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Travel News

A confirmed patient of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) expired here at the Holy Family Hospital on August 29 however, he was confirmed positive for the infection by the National Institute of Health, Islamabad in the afternoon on August 30, on Thursday. The 65-year old male patient, Abdur Razzaq son of Hashim Ali was brought to the HFH from a village in the area of Choa Sayden Shah, District Chakwal on August 27 with signs and symptoms of CCHF while his history of animal handling was positive. Read article

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