Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 22nd, 2002
The agency added that the death toll was 23 including 17 in Gabon and six in Congo. Another seven suspected cases were under investigation in Gabon and two in Congo, while 191 people, believed to have come into contact with blood or other body fluids of those infected, were being monitored - 96 in Gabon and 95 in Congo.
"We anticipate one or more cases may develop among these contacts. The international team is working closely with teams from Congo and...
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