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Gabon: Chikungunya and Dengue Outbreaks - May 2010

Status
Past
Countries
Gabon
Disaster types
Epidemic

From April through July 2010, over 500 cases of Chikungunya and Dengue fever were registered in five cities in Gabon (Franceville, Lastourville, Koulamoutou, Moanda and Mounana), putting some 50,000 people at risk .Red Cross intervention contributed to stopping the spread of the diseases. (IFRC, 21 Feb 2011)