Guinea, Africa: A patient exposed to West Nile Virus Infection confirms Health Authorities

Posted on October 19, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Travel News

South Korean health authorities confirmed Wednesday the country’s first West Nile virus case involving a patient who contracted the disease while traveling in Africa. According to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), the patient, whose identity was withheld for privacy reasons, traveled to Guinea from January to June and returned to the country after developing symptoms of West Nile fever. Read article

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