Question :

Which nation has reported a record number of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever?

A) Iraq
B) Iran
C) Turkey
D) Zimbabwe

Answer : A

Description :

A deadly nose bleed fever, called as the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF), has claimed at least 19 lives and infected around 111 people in Iraq, as per the World Health Organisation. The deadly fever has a high mortality rate and no vaccine as of now, as per experts. The nose bleed fever is causing severe bleeding internally and externally, causing people to bleed to death. So far, the virus has caused death in almost two-fifth of the total number of cases. The surge in cases of fever this year has shocked the officials as it is far higher than the numbers recorded in 43 years since the virus was first detected in Iraq in 1979. 

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