April 14, 2015
Best CCHFV database now available
A global compendium of human Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus occurrence by Messina et al, published in Scientific Data, presents a geographic database of human Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) occurrence, dating from 1953 to 2013. The database was produced by surveying peer-reviewed literature and case reports, as well as informal online sources, in order to map global disease risk.
This is the most comprehensive database of confirmed CCHF occurrence in humans to-date, containing 1,721 geo-positioned occurrences in total.