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 meningitis 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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