Ebola Outbreak Declared Health Emergency in Congo

by Colleen Fleiss on  July 19, 2019 at 12:33 AM Tropical Disease News
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Ebola virus disease outbreak in Congo is declared as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) by World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
Ebola Outbreak Declared Health Emergency in Congo
Ebola Outbreak Declared Health Emergency in Congo

The announcement followed a meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in Congo, the fourth of its kind since the outbreak was declared on August 1, 2018.

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The Committee made its recommendation based on recent developments, including the first confirmed case in Goma, a city of almost two million people on the border with Rwanda, and the gateway to the rest of Congo and the world.

Source: IANS

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