Region Incubation Period Period of communicability Modes of Transmission Sign and Symptoms Control Measures &/or Public Health Response Reference
Whole Body 1-3 days maximum 9 days after tick bite Tick bites or contact with infected animal blood/ tissues. Usually seen in slaughter workers, veterinarians, agricultural workers
Whole Body After a tick bite, the incubation period is usually one to three days, maximum 9 days. The incubation period following contact with infected blood or tissues is usually five to six days, maximum 13 days. Human-to-human transmission can occur resulting from close contact with the blood, secretions, organs or other bodily fluids of infected persons. Tick bites or through contact with infected animal blood or tissues during and immediately after slaughter. The majority of cases have occurred in people involved in the livestock industry, such as agricultural workers, slaughterhouse worke Sudden fever, myalgia, dizziness, neck pain and stiffness, backache, headache, sore eyes and photophobia. Also nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain and sore throat early on, followed by sharp mood swings and confusion. After two to f Controlling CCHF in animals and ticks. Controlling infection in health-care settings. Mortality rate from CCHF is approximately 30%, with death occurring in the second week of illness. In patients who recover, improvement generally begins o Http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs208/en/