With Eid al-Adha approaching, the Omani Ministry of Health warns of Crimean hemorrhagic fever

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN)–The Omani Ministry of Health has warned in a tweet on “Twitter” of Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever, with the approach of Eid al-Adha.

The ministry explained that this disease is transmitted through the bite of a tick, in addition to direct contact with the blood or tissues of infected animals during or immediately after slaughter.

The Ministry recommended slaughtering in approved slaughterhouses, or taking preventive measures when this is not possible in order to prevent the risk of contracting the disease.

Symptoms of Crimean Hemorrhagic Fever:

Ways to prevent disease: