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Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF)

Fourth case of Congo virus reported in Karachi

KARACHI: Alone in this year, it is for the fourth time that a case of Congo virus has been reported from the metropolis. A resident of Safoora Goth, Pervaiz who is 20-year-old was diagnosed with the Congo virus. He was taken to Karachi's Jinnah Hospital after symptoms of Congo Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) started appearing. Last month, a 23-year-old boy was diagnosed with the disease. The disease is caused when a tick attaches itself to the skin of cattle and when that infected tick or animal come in contact with…