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Lookback Exercise with Imported Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever, Senegal and France

By Arnaud Tarantola, Pierre Nabeth, Pierre Tattevin, Christian Michelet and Hervé Zeller


A patient with suspected malaria was hospitalized successively in 2 hospitals, first in Dakar, Senegal, then in Rennes, France, where tests diagnosed Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. An international incident management group was set up in France and Senegal, which traced 181 contacts and analyzed 50 samples from 3 countries. No secondary cases were identified clinically

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