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This historic 1969 image, depicts a hospitalized isolated female patient, seated in a hospital bed, who was diagnosed with Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (C-CHF), a tick-borne hemorrhagic fever with documented person-to-person transmission, and a case-fatality rate of approximately 30%. This widespread virus has been found in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Note the blotchy, cutaneous lesions scattered over both her arms.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/Dr. B.E. Henderson
Creation Date:1969
Photo Credit:
CDC Organization
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