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28 May 2017

#DRC, #BASUELE AND #TSHOPO: #UPDATE ON #EBOLA #EPIDEMIC (ReliefWeb, May 28 ‘17)


Title: #DRC, #BASUELE AND #TSHOPO: #UPDATE ON #EBOLA #EPIDEMIC.

Subject: EVD Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, update.

Source: ReliefWeb, full page: (LINK). Excerpt, edited.

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DR Congo: Weekly Humanitarian Update (22 - 26 May 2017) - Published on 28 May 2017

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from UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

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BAS UELE AND TSHOPO: UPDATE ON EBOLA EPIDEMIC

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Summary

  • 42 cases of the highly contagious Ebola, including four deaths, have been reported since authorities declared an epidemic on 12 May in the northeastern Province of Bas Uele.
  • Nearly 300 people who came in contact with the virus are subjected to a follow-up.
  • Since the end of last week, an ebola treatment center and a mobile laboratory are operational in Likati.
  • Last week, the Congolese authorities estimated that some US$ 14 million was necessary to tackle the epidemic.
  • Ebola was discovered in DRC in 1976 in Equateur Province.
  • The country’s last bout with the disease was in 2014 in the area of Boende in Equateur.

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Keywords: UN; Updates; DRC; Ebola.

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