PRO/AH/EDR> Rift Valley fever - Gambia: (BJ) WHO - ProMED Mail - 01/24/2018

On [3 Jan 2018], the Ministry of Health of Senegal notified WHO of a case of Rift Valley fever (RVF) reported from a hospital in Dakar. On [29 Dec 2017], a blood sample taken from a 52-year-old Korean man, resident in the Gambia, done at the Institute Pasteur Dakar, was positive for RVF on IgM testing. Previous PCR testing had been negative for RVF and other arboviruses.The case patient worked for a fishing company in the Gambia and had no known history of handling raw meat. On [5 Dec view full article

Gambia | Rift Valley Fever | Humans

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