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Gabon reports outbreak of Chikungunya virus

An outbreak of the mosquito-borne Chikungunya virus has hit the central African country of Gabon, and 5,000 suspected cases had been reported so far, the government said on Sunday. The illness had been detected over the last month in patients in the capital Libreville and the southern suburb of Owendo on the Gabon Estuary, Minister of State for Health Paulette Missambo said in a statement published by state media. Last year, Indian Ocean islands on the other side of the African continent, particularly La Reunion, reported outbreaks of the disease. Full Story

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