Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever Outbreak

Submitted by namibia on Tue, 13/06/2017 - 17:04


On 23 February WHO was notified of a confirmed case of Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) in Omaheke region, Namibia. The case was a 20 year old male farm worker admitted to Gobabis hospital on 22 February with bleeding and fever with a date of onset of 15 February. The case died on 22 February and was appropriately buried the same day.

Situation as of 27 February 2017