Kivu Ebola epidemic

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Kivu Ebola epidemic
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Democratic Republic o the Congo & Uganda
Date1 August 2018–present
Casualties
Kintra Cases (conf/prob/susp) Deaths Last update
DRC

3,297/119/394 2,238[1]
Uganda

4/0/0 4[2][3][4][5][6]
Tot 3,814
(see note 1)
2,242
[note 1]
As o 20 Januar 2020

The Kivu Ebola epidemic[note 2] began on 1 August 2018, whan it wis confirmed that fower cases haed testit positive for Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the eastren region o Kivu in the Democratic Republic o the Congo (DRC).[9][10][11]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. ...in the Congolese stateestics cases o Mabalako. Uganda's index case an 7 ither faimily members war clessifee'd in Mabalako, the heal zone whaur they stairtit tae develop symptoms. O thir 8 confirmed cases o the same faimily, 5 remeened in the DRC and 3 haed crossed the mairch. [...] The 2 daiths o Bwera are the 5-year-auld boy an the 50-year-auld grandmither that war clessifee'd...[7]
  2. Ituri province wis addit tae N. Kivu province, in terms o viral infection, whan the first case o EVD wis confirmed on 13 August.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS". who.maps.arcgis.com. Retrieved 20 January 2020.
  2. Gladstone, Rick (12 June 2019). "Two More Ebola Cases Diagnosed in Uganda as First Victim, 5, Dies". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  3. News, A. B. C. "2nd Ebola death in Uganda after outbreak crosses border". ABC News. Retrieved 13 June 2019.
  4. "Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak Uganda Situation Reports" (PDF). World Health Organization (WHO). Retrieved 18 June 2019.
  5. "Update of Ebola Outbreak in Kasese District, 21 June 2019 – Uganda". ReliefWeb. Retrieved 23 June 2019.
  6. "Congolese girl, 9, dies of Ebola in Uganda – hospital official". Reuters (in Inglis). 30 August 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  7. "Situation épidémiologique dans les provinces du Nord-Kivu et de l'Ituri" (in French). Dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga, Ministre de la Santé. 2019-06-13.
  8. "EBOLA RDC - Evolution de la riposte contre l'épidémie d'Ebola dans la province du Nord Kivu au Lundi 13 août 2018". mailchi.mp. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  9. "Congo declares new Ebola outbreak in eastern province". Reuters. August 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  10. "Congo announces 4 new Ebola cases in North Kivu province". Washington Post (in Inglis). Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  11. "Cluster of presumptive Ebola cases in North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of the Congo". World Health Organization. Retrieved 2 August 2018.