DR Congo: Ebola Outbreak - Aug 2012

Disaster description

On 17 Aug 2012, the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo notified the World Health Organization of an outbreak of Ebola Haemorrhagic fever in the Isiro and Dungu Health Zones of Province Orientale in the eastern part of the country (WHO, 17 Aug 2012).

By the time the last case was reported on 11 Oct, 77 cases, including 36 deaths, had been registered. On 23 Nov, the end of the outbreak was declared. (IFRC, 31 Jul 2013)

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