Outbreak update In an outbreak update on the Ebola Virus Disease situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), health officials say the situation continues to evolve. According to the DRC...

Today marks a turning point in how we deal with Ebola – we are moving from a strategy of containment to one of offering communities protection and care- Peter Salama, WHO Deputy Director-General for...

Health officials expressed concern over over the most recent development on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) today. A new confirmed case, the third,...

As of 13 May, there is a cumulative total of 41 cases, including 20 deaths (case fatality rate = 48.8%) and three healthcare workers from Bikoro (n=2) and Iboko (n=1). Of the 41 cases reported, two cases...

In a follow-up on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), since early April a total of 39 Ebola virus disease cases have been reported, including 19 deaths (case fatality rate...

Cases update In an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that as of Friday, 11 May 2018, there are...

In a follow-up on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a World Health Organization (WHO) report states from 4 April through 9 May 2018, a total of 32 Ebola virus disease...

The Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro in Equateur Province today (8 May). The outbreak declaration occurred after laboratory...

The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa recently reported updated meningitis numbers for the countries of the African Meningitis Belt and surrounding areas. For the first three months...

Two new confirmed cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) has been reported this week, according to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI). One case occurred in Gaziabad district, Kunar province,...