The World Health Organization Regional Director, Dr Matshidiso Moeti , visited South Sudan to open the Public Health Emergency Operations Center in Juba.
Four new WHO consultants w ill be deployed to high risks states of Yambio, Yei, Torit (Nimule) and Wau in response to the re -‐ classification of South Sudan to “very high risk” from “high risk” status.
IOM has screened a total of 11,711 people at four point s of entry, PoE, sites at Yei airport, Yei SSRRC, Kaya and Okaba. IOM also visited four other points of entry and assessed operationalizing screening at the PoEs.
An Ebola virus disease alert reported and investigated in Yambio on 21 October 2018.