Ticks Created Horror; Number of Injured Increases!

The tick nightmare started again with the arrival of summer. Bad news came from those provinces. After Sivas, Samsun, one person died in Gumushane from Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). On the other hand, the number of people who died of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever after a tick bite in Sivas increased to 10.

Living in the Kose district of Gumushane, U.C. (69) noticed the tick sticking to his body. Removing the tick with his own means, U.C. After a while, he was taken to Kose State Hospital with the suspicion of high fever and weakness. Ü.Ç., who was transferred to KTÜ Farabi Hospital from here, was diagnosed with CCHF disease transmitted by tick bite. U.C., who was treated in the intensive care unit of the hospital, could not be saved despite the interventions.

Death toll rises in Sivas

Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (KKKA) caused by ticks continues to pose a threat in Sivas and its surroundings. From May, when ticks began to appear in Sivas, until today, the number of deaths due to CCHF as a result of tick bites has increased to 10.
Finally, Husnu Ozdemir (74), residing in the Kayapınar village of the Sarkisla district of Sivas, became ill after tick contact. Ozdemir, who was taken to the hospital with the complaint of high fever, was diagnosed with CCHF. Ozdemir, who was treated for a week at Sivas Cumhuriyet University Hospital, passed away.

Woman mother of 8 children died from ticks in Samsun

Rabiye Gungor (60), mother of 8 children, who went home after working in the field in Havza district of Samsun, noticed that a tick was clinging to her foot while performing ablution. Rabiye Gungor killed the tick by removing it from its cling. Gungor, who was taken to Kavak State Hospital one day later with complaints of high fever and vomiting, was referred to Samsun Ondokuz Mayıs University (OMU) Medical Faculty Hospital. Rabiye Gungor at OMU Medical Faculty Hospital was diagnosed with CCHF disease, which was transmitted as a result of a tick bite. Güngör, who was treated in the intensive care unit of the hospital, passed away today despite the interventions.

Ece Nagihan

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