In Africa there is a new fatal disease

In West Africa there were cases of an unknown disease, about half of which were fatal. On Friday, may 5, according to Rospotrebnadzor.

According to information provided on the Agency’s website, from 23 April to 4 may 2017 28 ill adult residents of one of the districts of the Republic of Liberia. Test results for Ebola came back negative. Reported about 12 dead.

Symptoms include fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. It is assumed that the reason could be the consumption of infected food or water.

It is noted that the investigation connected the who and other international organizations.

“Employees of the Russian-Guinean research center epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases (town of Kindia, Republic of Guinea) ready to provide full assistance. The situation is on control of Rospotrebnadzor”, — stated in the message.