03 Jul 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 2 July 2017, the WHO has declared the recent outbreak over since no new cases have been registered for 42 days (two incubation periods). A total of eight cases with four deaths were reported in Bas-Uele Province.

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19 Jun 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 15 June 2017, a total of five confirmed and three probable cases have been reported in the health areas of Nambwa, Ngayi, and Mabongo, Likati health district, since 11 May 2017. The latest confirmed case was reported on 17 May 2017.

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30 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

On 27 May 2017, the 30 cases previously reported as suspected cases have now been re-classified as ‘not a case’ following laboratory analysis. Six new suspected cases have been reported, all originating from Likati. Currently there are a total of two confirmed cases, four probable and 16 suspected cases. The last confirmed case was reported on 11 May 2017.

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26 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 23 May 2017, a total of 35 cases (2 confirmed) with four deaths have been reported in Likati Health Zone. Seven different clusters within Likati are currently being investigated.

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22 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 19 May 2017, a total of 34 suspected cases with four deaths have been reported in Likati Health Zone. Five different clusters within Likati are currently being investigated. Samples from two cases have been confirmed as Zaire Ebola virus.

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16 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 15 May 2017, three clusters with a total of 19 suspected cases including 3 deaths have been reported in the last week in Likati, Bas Uele Province. Two linked cases have been confirmed as Ebola virus disease. Contact tracing is ongoing.

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15 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 13 May 2017, the first case has been confirmed from a cluster of nine suspected cases with three deaths in Likati, Bas Uele Province. The onset of symptoms for the case was 22 April 2017. Ministry of Health and WHO teams have been deployed.

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12 May 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 12 May 2017, the DRC Ministry of Health notified WHO of a laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola virus disease on 11 May 2017.

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