Volume 69, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


A nosocomial outbreak of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever occurred in Rawalpindi, Pakistan in February 2002. The identified index case died shortly after admission to a hospital. Two of the health care workers became secondary cases; one of them died on day 13 after coming in contact with the index case. The other secondary case was successfully treated with oral ribavirin.


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  • Received : 30 Sep 2002
  • Accepted : 04 Jun 2003

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