01 Nov 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Between 1 January and 14 October 2018, a total of 34, 621 cases of measles (505 confirmed) have been reported, with 437 deaths. Since June 2018, there has been an increasing trend in the weekly number of cases.
03 Jul 2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 17 June 2018, a total of 14,031 cases of measles (149 deaths) has been reported since the beginning of the year. 195 cases have been laboratory-confirmed. Twenty-two health zones have had confirmed epidemics.
20 Dec 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo
Between 2 January and 3 December 2017, a total of 42,414 cases have been reported (414 confirmed). The current humanitarian situation disrupted the routine vaccination services, however, response activities are still ongoing in the affected regions.
29 Aug 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 4 July 2017, a total of 24,845 suspected measles cases (315 deaths) have been reported so far this year.
15 Jun 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 23 May 2017, a total of 19,512 suspected measles cases with 229 deaths have been reported since January 2017.
02 Jun 2017 Democratic Republic of the Congo
As of 1 April 2017, a total of 14,485 suspected measles cases with 174 deaths have been reported January throguh March 2017. The most severely affected provinces were Maniema, Tanganyika, and South Kivu. During the same period in 2016, only 1,105 cases and 8 deaths were reported.