A viral fever which was first discovered in Crimea in 1944 was Congo Fever. The fever is prevalent in Asia, East Europe, Middle East and Africa. Tick bites are one of the main reasons for the viral fever spreading to animals. When human beings touch the blood or dead tissues of such animals they have chances of getting infected with Congo virus. Although Infection will not spread when people eat the cooked meat of the animals infected with the disease.
Jaundice, nausea, stomach pain, high fever, loose motions and joint pain are the congo virus symptoms. Anyone experiencing these symptoms should immediately contact a general physician. To identify the congo virus tests like ELISA Test, polymerase chain reaction, isolation of virus and antigen detection is used. If the tests are positive then the patient is immediately given medical treatment. Treatment for the disease includes drugs such as ribavarin as well as intravenous fluids administered to the patient.
People who are at high risk of getting the disease are those who work in veterinary hospitals, agriculture and slaughter houses. The virus spreads when people touch the blood or tissues of the dead infected animal causing a greater chance of getting infected with the disease.
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