2002 - Suspected acute haemorrhagic fever syndrome in The Republic of the Congo - Update 2
10 July 2002
Disease Outbreak Reported
The investigation has been hampered by the lack of community
WHO has received reports of 8 suspected cases including 5 deaths of acute
haemorrhagic fever syndrome in Mbomo district, Cuvette Ouest region (see previous report) . Two new suspected cases have
been reported in Mbomo since the last death on 6 June. Health authorities have identified
more than 40 contacts of the suspected cases.
The investigation has been hampered by the lack of community cooperation.