New rapid risk assessment on Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Spain
On 31 August 2016 Spain reported two cases of infection with Crimean–Congo haemorrhagic fever (CCHF). These are the first autochthonous clinical cases of CCHF in Spain and in south-western Europe, and accordingly ECDC has published a rapid risk assessment on the event.
Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, south-western Bulgaria
The authors report cluster of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) cases observed in early spring 2008 in southwestern Bulgaria, an area considered at low risk for CCHF outbreaks.