GHP Alumnus Highlights Lesser Known Diseases of East Africa

Dr. Deng Madut, a GHP alumnus and current Duke Infectious Disease faculty member, was recently featured in the DGHI’s Research News for his work on Rift Valley Fever, a lesser known but dangerous disease in East Africa.

When an outbreak of the disease occurred in cattle in Northern Tanzania in 2018, Dr. Madut was contacted. Based in Moshi, Dr. Madut realized the disease had infected persons who had handled those cattle.

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