citation

"DRC Ebola News (1/15/20)." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, January 15, 2020. Accessed March 16, 2020. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/drc-ebola-news-1-15-20/

Daily update for January 15th, 2020 on the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Photo Credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images

There were 3 new cases reported on January 15th.

Ebola: concern mounts after virus re-emerges in localities in eastern DRC

DRC MoH Statistics/WHO AFRO Dashboard (as of January 15)

WHO AFRO Dashboard

Total cases: 3,406

· Confirmed cases: 3,288

· Probable cases: 118

· Suspected cases: 410

Deaths: 2,235

Vaccinated:

· 265,951 (Merck Vaccine)

· 5,684 (Johnson & Johnson Vaccine)

Twitter

Tweet by Kivu Security – 1/15/20

@KivuSecurity

7 people killed overnight in #Kinyandoni (#Rutshuru territory, North #Kivu) according to a source from the local authorities. The #FDLR-#RUD are suspected #DRC

Tweet by MONUSCO – 1/15/20

@MONUSCO

#photodujour#Beni, #Nord_Kivu, #RDC A joint mission of (FARDC) with (FIB) #MONUSCO visited the operational areas of Madina and the MONUSCO base in Simulike to encourage FARDC troops after the takeover of the main rebel base, ADF.

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