Unique outbreak of rift valley fever in Sudan, 2019

Ayman Ahmed, Yousif Ali, Adel Elduma, Mawahib Hassan Eldigail, Rehab Abdallah Mhmoud, Nouh Saad Mohamed, Thomas G. Ksiazek, Isabelle Dietrich, Scott C. Weaver

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We report a unique outbreak of Rift Valley fever in the Eldamar area, Sudan, May–July 2019, that resulted in 1,129 case-patients and 19 (1.7%) deaths. Patients exhibited clinical signs including fever (100%), headache (79%), and bleeding (4%). Most (98%) patients also reported death and abortions among their livestock.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3030-3033
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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