Biological Hazard in USA on February 17 2016 04:14 AM (UTC).

Base data

EDIS Number BH-20160217-52121-USA
Event type Biological Hazard
Date/Time February 17 2016 04:14 AM (UTC)
Last update February 17 2016 04:16 AM (UTC)
Cause of event
Damage level Is not or not known Damage level

Geographic information

Continent North-America
Country USA
County / State State of Connecticut
Area Yale University
Settlement New Haven
Coordinate 41° 18.979,72° 55.472

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 0
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated 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 Meningitis (viral)
Infected person(s) 1
Species Human
Status suspected