6 February 2018

Namibia: Health Ministry Confirms One Case of Congo Fever

A Gobabis man tested positive for Congo fever today.

The man, whose age is unknown, was admitted to the Windhoek Central Hospital on 1 February after he was transferred from the Gobabis State Hospital following suspicious symptoms, the health ministry's Dr David Uirab said at a media conference this afternoon.

The patient is in a stable condition.

His partner has been tested and is considered to be out of danger, said Uirab.

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