Research and analysis

HAIRS risk assessment: Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever

Qualitative assessment of the risk that Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever presents to the UK population


HAIRS risk assessment: Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever

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In 2016, Spain reported 2 cases of infection with Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) virus. These were the first autochthonous clinical cases of CCHF in Spain although infected ticks had first been found there in 2010. This risk assessment was completed to assess the overall risk from CCHF to the UK population.

Published 20 June 2017