Prevalence of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever Virus in Pakistan in Juniper in Novel Approaches in Drug Designing & Development (NAPDD)
Crimean Congo virus that causes hemorrhagic fever belongs to Bunyaviridea family  and genus Nairoviridea . First case of this disease was inspected in Tajisktan in 12th century  however this disease gained more attention in 1944 when about 200 military officers of Soviet Union died of this infectious disease at the place of Crimea so named as Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever. Its etiology was studied by inducing fever in psychiatric patients by inoculating them with virus obtained from the blood of CCHF patients. Chumkov and his colleagues first time isolated a prototype of this virus in 1967 in Moscow .