Al-Fajr Foundation for Development and Development, in cooperation with the College of Nursing and the College of Administration and Economics at the University of Kufa, held a panel discussion entitled (Hemorrhagic Fever), in which Dr. Zainab Ali Hussein and Dr. Muhammad Baqir Hassan lectured, which included a definition of the disease and its symptoms, which is a virus transmitted from Animal to human through tick bite or direct contact with the blood and tissues of infected animals during or immediately after slaughter, where the symptoms associated with this disease are:-
Increase in body temperature with general metamorphosis. Nausea, vomiting and general pain throughout the body. Sometimes this fever may be accompanied by bleeding from the mouth, eyes or ears, and sometimes this bleeding is in the internal organs or under the skin. After four or five days, pimples and marks appear under the skin.
The campaign also included a definition of guidelines, directions and attention to hygiene with a brief review of how the disease is transmitted, the bite of a monkey infected with the virus, rodents or bats, contact with blood or tissues of infected animals, exposure to the blood or tissues of an infected person, sharing needles used to inject drugs through a vein, Working in rat infested areas
And prevention (hemorrhagic fever) Pay attention to washing hands regularly Use insecticides to eliminate ticks All non-sterile animal products such as gum should be avoided Cook meat thoroughly and safely dispose of leftovers before cooking Avoid contact with blood or other body fluids of infected persons or For infected animals and use personal protective equipment (gloves, goggles or protective mask, protective suit) when handling animals or when slaughtering.