Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is one of several priority diseases listed by the World Health Organization that pose the greatest public health risk due to their epidemic potential and/or whether there are no or insufficient countermeasures.
Today, we are seeing a significant outbreak in Iraq where some 142 cases and approximately 24 deaths.
So what is Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever?
Joining me today for a primer on Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever is Chandana Bala. Chandy is the President of Global Insight Advisory Network and writes on the intersection of healthcare and technology. She is also a frequent writer for Gideon Informatics.
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