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Yellow fever – French Guiana, France

By | 2020-08-01T04:00:00+00:00 August 1st, 2020|COVID19|0 Comments

On 23 July 2020, the France IHR National Focal Point reported a confirmed autochthonous (locally acquired) case of yellow fever in a 14-year-old male in French Guiana. On 17 July 2020, the case was laboratory confirmed at the French National Reference Centre for arboviruses, Institute Pasteur Cayenne.

The case-patient had severe disability, and developed dengue-like symptoms on 12 July. On 16 July, he was hospitalized in an intensive care unit in Cayenne, French Guiana, with consciousness disorders and acute liver failure, and died on 19 July. Syndicated from www.who.int – Click here to view original source

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Yellow fever – French Guiana, France