2001 - Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in Kosovo - Update 3
15 June 2001
Disease Outbreak Reported
Four new alerts of possible cases have been received since the update of 14 June, yielding a total of 48 case alerts. Of the 48 case alerts received so far, 25 were negative for CCHF by laboratory tests. Nine are still under investigation. Clinical samples from the 4 newly reported patients are being transported to the WHO Collaborating Centre for Arbovirus and Haemorrhagic Fever Reference and Research in Ljubljana, Slovenia.