How to spread choriasis
The choroidal fever virus has spread from India to China, and now it has also reached Africa.
India’s national carrier of the virus, Medco, has reported a case of chorionic villous atrophy (CVOA) in an employee in China, Xinhua news agency reported, citing the China Health Ministry.
The ministry said the employee was infected with the virus in the city of Zhengzhou in central China.
The Ministry of Health said the patient was treated in a hospital and released on his own recognizance.
India, China and South Africa are among the top five countries with the highest rate of cholera deaths, according to a recent WHO report.
According to the World Health Organization, India has more than 8,500 confirmed cholestatic infections in the country every day, accounting for half of the total.