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Congro Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Viral Disease Prevention Precautions

Be Careful!

Prevention:

The best way to beat the

Congo Fever is Viral.

Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is a viral disease, which is highly contagious and has high fatality rate, it spreads by the bite of a “Tick” present on wild and domestic animals, such as cattels, goats, sheep and hares that serve as amplifying hosts for the virus or its contact with wound or abraded skin of handler(s).

Modes of transmission:

Transmission of Congo virus to humans occurs with Infected ticks or animal [human blood.

It can also be transmitted from one infected human to another by contact wnh inlectious blood or body fluids.

It also occurs in hospitals due to improper sterilization of medical equipment, reuse of infection needles and contamination of medical supplies.

 

Congro Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Viral Disease Prevention Precautions

Precautionary Measures:

Hugh fever, headache, back pain, joim pain.

Red eyes, flushed faca. Red throat and red spots on the palme Stomach pain and vomiting.

Bleeding from nose, ear etc

Cunical Features:

Personal Protective Measures me full clothing, gloves during handling and butchering of animals must be adapted.

Applying Anti Tuck repellents on body (e.g) Diemyl Toluamlde DEET) and clothing (e.g. Permothrin).

To minimize exposure it is advised to wear light color clothes that cover legs & alms and examine clothing & skin for ptesence of ticks while visiting came markets / slaughter houses.

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To contain the gmwth of Tick, the animals especiauy slaughter animals must be sprayed with or dipped into water having Acarioide, Cypennetherin. etc.

Use 01 Insedidde chemicals around animals farms and slaughter houses to decontaminata animal 5 otters / waste and secretions

Health Department

Government of Sindh

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