Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak – 11 February 2020

11 February 2020



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