A deadly virus known as Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) feared to be the biggest threat to humanity is already running riot across Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
The Mirror reported that CCHF broke out in Iraq and Namibia and there have been cases in Spain as well, with deaths recorded in Pakistan.
VOP NEWS reliably gathered that the virus is adversely gaining acceleration by climate change and an urgent health warning has been issued.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) disclosed that the virus spreads through ticks, and the disease is caused by Nairovirus.
It further said it has a fatality rate of between 10 and 40 per cent, adding that sources speaking to the British Parliament’s Science, Innovation and Technology Committee revealed it was “highly likely” there could soon be cases in the United Kingdom.
During the hearing, James Wood, head of veterinary medicine at Cambridge University, said CCHF could find its way to the UK “through our ticks, at some point”.
According to the mirror The disease is feared to be expanding out of its usual territories and moving towards the likes of Britain and France because of climate change