1996 - Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Gabon (new outbreak) - Update 8
20 December 1996
Disease Outbreak Reported
Recent cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever have been identified in the village of Djidji in the Booué area. This village was affected already in October and the recent cases are directly linked to that outbreak. Seven deaths had occurred unreported until the last death which occurred on 16 December. Several teams have been mobilized to trace contacts in Booué, Latourville and Libreville.