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In order to map global disease risk, a geographic database of human Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever virus (CCHFV) occurrence was produced by surveying peer-reviewed literature and case reports, as well as informal online sources. Here we present this database, comprising occurrence data linked to geographic point or polygon locations dating from 1953 to 2013. We fully describe all data collection, geo-positioning, database management and quality-control procedures. This is the most comprehensive database of confirmed CCHF occurrence in humans to-date, containing 1,721 geo-positioned occurrences in total.

Original publication

DOI

10.1038/sdata.2015.16

Type

Journal article

Journal

Sci Data

Publication Date

2015

Volume

2

Keywords

Databases, Factual, Geographic Mapping, Hemorrhagic Fever Virus, Crimean-Congo, Hemorrhagic Fever, Crimean, Humans