Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – 11 February 2020

11 February 2020

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Overview

 

Epidemic curve for confirmed and probable cases by date of onset

10th Ebola outbreak, DRC, 2018–2019

Affected areas

Update on deployment of Africa CDC experts by site

  • The Regional Collaborating Centres continued to support information sharing and preparedness by Member States in the Central, Eastern and Southern Africa regions.
  • Africa CDC experts supported tracing of 1050 contacts and investigation of 459 alerts, including active casefinding for 416 suspected cases.
  • Africa CDC teams visited 8 health care facilities and trained 14 health care workers in infection prevention and risk communication. They accompanied 5 health care workers to ensure compliance with infection prevention measures.
  • Africa CDC-supported laboratories received and tested 270 samples.
  • There were reports of security incidences in Makeke and along Mangina-Beni road resulting the abduction and release of some people and the death of seven people. As a result laboratories in those areas were closed and their samples sent to other laboratories.

Africa CDC response activities this week

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