Press Releases

30 Sep 2014
Update on the ebola virus disease in DRC, No.13, 29 September 2014–7pm [EN/FR]

Coordination/ Keys developments

    • 8 health personnel h ave died of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) since the outbreak of the epidemic .
  • On 28 Sept ember, the total number of cases i s(see table above for details) of which2 deaths , an overall lethality rate of around 60%. The latest confirmed case w as on 24 September.

  • The United Nations Mission in DRC (MONUSCO) is nearing the completion of a camp for...

22 Sep 2014
Update on the Ebola virus disease in DRC, No.12, 21 September 2014 [EN/FR]

Coordination/ Keys developments

  • *Four suspected cases were negative after laboratory tests on two different samples and therefore discharged and declared "non-case", bringing down to 68 the total number of cases on 18 September (see table above for details ) of which 41 deaths; an overall lethality rate of slightly over 60%.

  • **8 health personnel have died of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) since the outbreak of the epidemic.

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17 Sep 2014
Update on the Ebola virus disease in DRC, No.11, 17 September 2014 [EN/FR]

Coordination/ Keys developments

  • *8 health personnel have died of Ebola Virus Didease (EVD) since the outbreak of the epidemic.

  • Between 2 and 15 September, 40 cases of EVD have been reported in the area of Djera in Equateur Province in DRC, increasing the cumulative number of cases to 71 (see the above table for details).

  • According to the National Coordination Committee (NCC), the overall analysis of the...

12 Sep 2014
Update on the Ebola virus disease in DRC, No.10, 12 September 2014

Coordination/ Keys developments

  • *The number of suspected cases has fallen, as some have been laboratory confirmed.

  • **12 alerts including one with death in Kokolo military camp in Kinshasa, a second reported in Kambove in Katanga and 10 cases of which 8 deaths reported in Bongandanga, Equateur Provincer. Five samples from Bongandanga and from Nyakunde in Ituri (Orientale Province) are being analyzed.

  • Between 2...

12 Sep 2014
Point d’information sur la maladie à virus Ebola dans l’Equateur (RDC) N°.10 au 12 septembre 2014

Coordination/Développements importants

  • *Le nombre de cas suspects a baissé car certains ont été confirmés au laboratoire.

  • **12 alertes dont un avec décès au camp militaire Kokolo à Kinshasa, un autre à Kambove au Katanga et 10 cas dont 8 décès à Bongandanga en Equateur. Cinq échantillons en provenance de Bongandanga et un en provenance de Nyakunde en Ituri (Province Orientale) sont en cours d’analyse

  • Entre le...