Africa CDC reports on response to DRC’s Ebola epidemic

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The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) deployed epidemiologists, laboratorians and various other health experts to support the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) efforts to control the recent Ebola virus outbreak in Mbandaka, Itipo, Iboko and Bikoro following the announcement on 8 May 2018 of the Ebola outbreak.

The attached Africa CDC Newsletter provides key highlights on the milestones in responding to the Ebola outbreak at the epicentre of the epidemic, the efforts of the Africa CDC regional collaborating centres (RCC) to prepare their respective regions to respond to potential Ebola outbreaks, various health diplomacy efforts and the next steps to be taken.

Africa CDC report

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