Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 6th, 2004
However, the outbreak appears to be coming under control, with no one currently sick in northwest Republic of Congo, said Dr. Pierre Formenty, a World Health Organization expert who has just returned from the region.
WHO cannot declare the outbreak formally over until February, and there is still the danger that it could recur because animals in the area are still dying, Formenty said. The current outbreak is believed to have begun when four young hunters ate a wild boar they found dead in the...
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