Health Alert (September 13, 2019)

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a statement regarding rumors surrounding the death of a person due to an unknown illness in Dar es Salaam.  WHO has also announced plans to deploy to Tanzania a technical team which will urgently investigate the case.

The United States has long been committed to supporting Tanzanian health and is prepared to partner with the local government and the international community to assist in the efforts.

The U.S. Embassy will send updates as warranted.  Additional information can be found by checking the World Health Organization’s situation reports and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) outbreak reports.

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