Foci of CCHF emergence or re-emergence in southeast Europe and neighboring countries from 2000. Stars indicate sites of CCHF emergence in southeastern Europe; oval indicates the epicenter of the large CCHF epidemic in Northeastern Anatolia, Turkey; and circles indicate the site of CCHF re-emergence in Southwestern Russia (Data from References 12 and 17). The Figure was created based on a map outline available at: http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxeurope.htm webcite. Abbreviations: CCHF, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever.
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