Biological Hazard in Angola on February 16 2016 03:12 AM (UTC).

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20160216-52107-AGO
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time February 16 2016 03:12 AM (UTC)
Last update May 11 2016 03:21 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level
Affected area Local events : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent Africa
Country Angola
County / State Capital City
Area Suburb of Viana
Settlement Luanda
Coordinate 8° 53.828,13° 20.977

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 168
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0

Biohazard information

Biohazard level 3/4 - Hight
Biohazard description Bacteria and viruses that can cause severe to fatal disease in humans, but for which vaccines or other treatments exist, such as anthrax, West Nile virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis, SARS virus, variola virus (smallpox), tuberculosis, typhus, Rift Valley fever, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, yellow fever, and malaria. Among parasites Plasmodium falciparum, which causes Malaria, and Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes trypanosomiasis, also come under this level.
Disease, agent name Yellow Fever (outbreak)
Infected person(s) 255
Species Human
Status confirmed
Symptomes