Woman in UK is diagnosed with deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever after travelling to Asia

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Woman successful UK is diagnosed with deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever which kills 30% of radical it infects portion making them bleed the from eyes

  • A pistillate successful the UK has caught the deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
  • It is the 3rd lawsuit recorded successful the UK since 2012, of the tic transmitted disease
  • The World Health Organisation says astir 30% of patients dice from the fever

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 01:25 GMT, 26 March 2022 | Updated: 08:40 GMT, 26 March 2022

A pistillate successful the UK has been diagnosed with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever aft travelling to cardinal Asia, the UK Health Security Agency said.

The fever is simply a viral illness usually transmitted by ticks and livestock animals successful countries wherever the illness is endemic.

It is lone the 3rd clip since 2012 a lawsuit has been identified successful the UK.

Health chiefs said the hazard to nationalist wellness is low, arsenic the illness is usually dispersed done bites from ticks (stock image) that are not contiguous successful the UK and is not easy transmitted betwixt people

The World Health Organization representation shows the organisation of CCHF cases astir the globe per year. Turkey, Iran, Uzbekistan and parts of Russia grounds much than 50 cases per year. Meanwhile, portion 5 to 49 are detected annually successful parts of Europe (Bulgaria and Albania), Africa (South Africa, Sudan and Mauritania) and Asia (India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Oman, China and Kazakhstan)

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