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Rift Valley Fever, Mayotte, 2007–2008

By Daouda Sissoko, Claude Giry, Philippe Gabrie, Arnaud Tarantola, François Pettinelli, Louis Collet, Eric D’Ortenzio, Philippe Renault and Vincent Pierre

Abstract

After the 2006–2007 epidemic wave of Rift Valley fever (RVF) in East Africa and its circulation in the Comoros, laboratory case-finding of RVF was conducted in Mayotte from September 2007 through May 2008. Ten recent human RVF cases were detected, which confirms the indigenous transmission of RFV virus in Mayotte

Topics: Dispatch
Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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