2001 - Suspected viral haemorrhagic fever in Gabon
05 December 2001
Disease Outbreak Reported
On 4 December, WHO received reports of 7 deaths in an outbreak of suspected viral haemorrhagic fever in Ogooué Ivindo Province in the north-eastern part of the country.
A team from the Gabon Ministry of Health and the Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville (CIRMF), supported by military medical personnel and the WHO sub-Regional Epidemic Response Team are en route to Ogooué Ivindo Province today for a preliminary field investigation.