Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever — Mali
Transmission to humans of CCHF occurs “either through tick bites or through contact with the blood or tissue of infected animals, during or immediately after slaughter”, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
Human-to-human transmission of the disease “may occur as a result of direct contact with blood, secretions, organs or body fluids of infected people,” the organization said. The hemorrhagic fever virus causes death in 10% to 40% of cases. The disease is present in Africa,