Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, May 3rd, 1999
A WHO mission team was dispatched to work with the Ministry of Health to control the outbreak.
Almost all cases that have been found are children under five; most are aged between one and two years. They are living in overcrowded municipalities in the capital Luanda, where families have fled to escape the recent conflict. The number of cases has risen sharply in recent days to 206 according to unconfirmed reports.
WHO received confirmation on April 18, 1999, from the nearest...
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