PRO/AH/EDR> Crimean-Congo hem. fever – Asia (03): Russia (ST)

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever — Russia
The Office of Rospotrebnadzor [Federal Service for Supervision of Consumer Rights Protection and Human Welfare] in the Stavropol Territory reports the 1st case of infection with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) this year [2020] in the southwestern Russia region.
The patient is a resident of the Arzgir district with confirmed diagnosis of CCHF after a tick bite.
In 2019, Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever was confirmed in at least 38 people in the Stavropol Territory.