Ebola outbreak

Submitted by [email protected] on Mon, 10/05/2020 - 12:00 PM


On October 1, 2020, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs provided the following update on the Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo: 128 cases reported including 119 confirmed and 9 probable, 53 deaths including 44 confirmed and 9 probable, and 33,625 people vaccinated since the onset of the disease.

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Submitted by [email protected] on Wed, 09/02/2020 - 12:00 PM


As of 30 August 2020, the World Health Organization reports 109 cases (103 confirmed, 6 probable) 47 deceased, 43 recovered of Ebola Virus Disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

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Submitted by [email protected] on Mon, 08/24/2020 - 12:00 PM


According to the World Health Organization (WHO) The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak in western Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has reached 100, a near two-fold increase in a little over five weeks.

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Submitted by [email protected] on Wed, 08/19/2020 - 12:00 PM


According to the WHO, as of 18 August 2020, in the DRC Ebola Outbreak, there are 89 cases, 85 confirmed, 4 probable, 37 have died, 37 have recovered. 

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Submitted by [email protected] on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 12:00 PM


On July 27, 2020  the World Health Organization -Africa Region provided the latest situation report from the 11th Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak in Mbandaka, Équateur Province in Democratic Republic of Congo - 67 cases ( 63 confirmed, 4 probable) 31 deceased & 21 recovered.

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Submitted by [email protected] on Wed, 06/03/2020 - 12:00 PM


The World Health Organization reports that health authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have confirmed a fresh Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Mbandaka Health Zone, Équateur Province in the north-western part of the country. This event comes at a time when the 42-day countdown to the end of the EVD outbreak in Ituri, North Kivu and South Kivu Provinces was relaunched following re-emergence of the outbreak in Beni. As of 1 June 2020, a total of six EVD cases, including three confirmed and three probable cases have been reported. Of the six cases, four have died, giving a case fatality ratio of 67%. Two active cases are in admission and are being managed in Wangata hospital.

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Submitted by [email protected] on Tue, 04/21/2020 - 12:00 PM


The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported five new Ebola cases just as World Health Organization was preparing to declare an end to the outbreak.  

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Submitted by [email protected] on Thu, 04/16/2020 - 12:00 PM


The World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed three new deaths from Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  

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Submitted by [email protected] on Mon, 03/23/2020 - 12:00 PM


There are no new cases of Ebola reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 17 February 2020. The World Health Organization requests $20 million to maintain surveillance and response operations until the end of the outbreak declaration. The WHO has not received new funding for the Ebola response since December 2019. 

 

 

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Submitted by [email protected]org on Wed, 01/15/2020 - 12:00 PM


The Ebola outbreak zone is also a war zone, which makes fighting this disease an increasingly difficult battle.

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Content Author: Monica Villamizar