Democratic Republic of Congo: Three additional Ebola cases reported

According to the World Health Organization (WHO),  three new Ebola virus disease (EVD) cases were reported on May 19, bringing the outbreak total to 32. The new cases include one probable case in Ngayi and two suspected cases in a new health area called Ngabatala. Of the 32 cases, two are confirmed, three are listed as probable and […] The post Democratic Republic of Congo: Three additional Ebola cases reported appeared first on…

May 21, 2017
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DRC Ebola outbreak rises to 29 total cases

In an update on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Likati Health Zone, Bas Uele Province in north-east Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) reported nine additional suspected EVD cases Thursday in Ngayi and Azande. This brings the total EVD cases to 29 (two confirmed, two probable and 25 suspected) and three deaths. Most […] The post DRC Ebola outbreak rises to 29 total cases appeared first on Outbreak…

May 20, 2017
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Two additional suspect Ebola cases reported in DRC

Between 15 May and 16 May 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported on two new suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) cases in Azande (one case) and Nambwa (1 case) health areas in Lakati Health Zone in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This brings the total suspected EVD cases to 21, […] The post Two additional suspect Ebola cases reported in DRC appeared first on Outbreak…

May 18, 2017
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Senegal reports two imported Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever cases

The Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Welfare reported two imported cases of  Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) last week, prompting a outbreak declaration. A summary of the situation is as follows: The index case was a 16 year old female patient from Nouakchott in Mauritania, developed intense pain in the left ear and diffuse headache on Apr. 16.  […] The post Senegal reports two imported Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever cases appeared first on Outbreak…

May 16, 2017
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