Specialists of the Ministry of Emergency Situations conducted a press conference, at which they told about the preventive work to combat dangerous infectious disease - Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF).
Participants noted that the greatest danger among insects, intensified with the onset of warm days, are a family of ticks Ixodes. In most cases they are the bearers of CCHF virus that can be transmitted from their bite. Infection usually occurs when shearing sheep, caring for large and small cattle.
To prevent such cases, the service regularly conduct preventive measures, including mandatory disinfestation places of cattle and small cattle. With a population living in the steppe regions, workers attracted to mowing the cattle, conduct appropriate discussions in which we are talking about preventive measures, we discussed issues relevant to farmers rearing cattle in the backyard and on the farms. Published information materials on prevention of disease. Particular attention is paid to workers with special clothing and personal protective equipment.