We thank the following persons and institutions for their support and time during the investigation of the epidemic typhus outbreak: the coordinator of the youth rehabilitation center, the assistant coordinator of the youth rehabilitation center and other staff, the Gisenyi district hospital staff, the in-charge of the youth rehabilitation center health post, the pilot for Kivu lake engine boat and team, the youth rehabilitation center trainees, the School of Public Health, University of Rwanda, the Ministry of Health/RBC/EID, the CDC Rwanda Office, Barry S. Fields and his team at the CDC Kenya Office, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Global Disease Detection Operations Center.
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