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Medical Term:

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus

 

Definition: a virus of the genus Nairovirus (family Bunyaviridae) from Africa; carried by ticks (Hyalomma and Amblyomma) and found in human blood; the cause of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.

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