2001- Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Kosovo - Update 2
14 June 2001
Disease Outbreak Reported
To date, 44 case alerts have been notified to the Kosovo health authorities (see previous report). Of these, 12 have been confirmed. Sixteen have been found negative for CCHF by laboratory tests. A further 16 are currently under investigation.
Two experts from WHO have arrived in Pristina and are working with WHO Kosovo and the Institute of Public Health to perform an assessment of the outbreak response and to support the investigation and control measures.