Franceville


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Franceville

 

a city in southeastern Gabon, on the Ogooué River. Population, approximately 40,000. Franceville is a highway junction. Industry is represented by food processing. Manganese and uranium are mined nearby, at Mouanda and Mounana, respectively.

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Serum specimens were stored at -20[degrees]C until they were sent to the Centre International de Recherches Medicales de Franceville (CIRMF), Gabon, where they were stored at -80[degrees]C until testing.
All information on human cases of viral hemorrhagic syndrome or on the presence of dead animals in affected areas was centralized by a Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Committee (VHFC), composed of representatives of the Ministries of Health, Forestry, and Environment, the World Health Organization (WHO), wildlife agencies, and the Centre International de Recherches Medicales de Franceville (CIRMF).
* Faculte de Medecine, Marseille, France; ([dagger]) Centre International de Recherches Medicales, Franceville, Gabon; and ([double dagger]) Direction Regionale du Service de Sante des Armees, Lyon, France
(*) Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaounde, Cameroon; and ([dagger]) Centre International de Recherches Medicales de Franceville, Gabon