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    Rare Nose-Bleed Fever Enters India: 55-Year-Old Gujarat Woman Dies of Complications, 1 More Tests Positive
    Written by Satata Karmakar | Published : June 6, 2022 1:20 PM IST

    Even as India prepares for the fourth wave of COVID-19, with some states experiencing a surge in daily cases, reports of nose-bleed fever have surfaced from Gujarat. In the last week, India has reported two cases of nose-bleed fever, including the death of a 55-year-old woman. The deadly nose-bleed fever, also known as Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) has taken 18 lives in Iraq this year. Experts have also alerted the nation about the fast spreading virus. "Nose-bleed fever is spreading at an alarming rate in Iraq. People should follow the safety measures to stay safe," an expert was quoted as saying.

    Both the cases were reported from Bhavnagar in Gujarat in March and April respectively, Dr Pragya Yadav, scientist and group leader of Maximum Containment Laboratory at NIV, Pune, told a leading newspaper...

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