Afghanistan faces a daunting challenge with a surge in Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) cases amid an already existing healthcare crisis, particularly impacting vulnerable groups like women, children, and those with limited access to medical services under Taliban rule. Urgent action is needed to combat the outbreak, strengthen healthcare delivery, and raise awareness about preventive measures. By addressing these issues, we can hope to alleviate the double burden of the healthcare crisis and CCHF in Afghanistan, protect vulnerable populations, and improve the overall health and well-being of its people. International agencies and humanitarian organizations must unite to provide support and contain this deadly outbreak, sparing no effort to prevent further loss of lives.
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