Congo virus case reported in Karachi
The provincial health department has urged citizens to take precautions
Congo virus case has been reported in Karachi!
The Sindh health department on Sunday confirmed this year’s first case of the life-threatening Congo virus in the metropolis.
According to the health officials, Muhammad Adil, a 28-year-old resident of Liaquatabad,
The patient visited Ziauddin Hospital as an outpatient on Thursday this week.
The symptoms of the Congo virus are similar to those of dengue fever, they can quickly become life-threatening.
Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a viral haemorrhagic fever usually transmitted by ticks.
It is primarily transmitted to humans by ticks on cattle and other livestock and can cause severe fever, muscle pain, vomiting, and internal bleeding.
The virus has a high fatality rate, and there is currently no vaccine or specific treatment for the virus.