1999 - Suspected haemorrhagic fever in Germany
04 August 1999
Disease Outbreak Reported
WHO has been informed that one man has been admitted to hospital in Berlin suffering from suspected haemorrhagic fever. He had recently returned from a trip to Côte d'Ivoire, where he had visited remote rural areas. Diagnostic tests are being conducted in a German laboratory for a range of viral haemorrhagic fevers and other relevant pathogens. WHO is in contact with the German Ministry of Health and the WHO Representative in Côte d'Ivoire.