2001 - Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Gabon - Update 6
18 December 2001
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of 18 December, 19 cases have been reported (2 laboratory confirmed) including 13 deaths. A total of 193 contacts have been identified and are under active follow up.
Additional staff with expertise in case management of haemorrhagic fevers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta) and Médecins sans Frontières (Belgium), partners in the Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network, have joined the International team.