12 Oct 2021 Tshopo. Democratic Republic of the Congo

An outbreak of meningococcal meningitis serogroup W had been reported in the Banalia health zone, Tshopo Province (NE). As of 6 October 2021 a total of 1,610 suspected cases have been reported, including 194 deaths.

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15 Sep 2021 Kisangani. Democratic Republic of the Congo

As of 11 September 2021, 330 cases of Neisseria meningitidis have been reported, including 151 deaths. Eight samples out of 29 collected overall have been confirmed for Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W.

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10 Sep 2021 Democratic Republic of the Congo + Tshopo

As of 8 September 2021, 261 suspected cases of meningitis with 129 deaths (case fatality rate of 50%) have been reported. Confirmatory tests carried out by the Institut Pasteur in Paris detected Neisseria meningitidis.

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