citation

"DRC Ebola News (1/27/20)." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, January 27, 2020. Accessed June 12, 2020. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/drc-ebola-news-1-27-20/

Daily update for January 27th, 2019 on the Ebola outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

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There were 1 new cases reported on January 27th.

DRC MoH Statistics/WHO AFRO Dashboard (as of January 27)

WHO AFRO Dashboard

Total cases: 3,418

  • Confirmed cases: 3,299
  • Probable cases: 119
  • Suspected cases: 494

Deaths: 2,239

Vaccinated:

  • 275,485 (Merck Vaccine)
  • 7,611 (Johnson & Johnson Vaccine)

Twitter

Tweet by Helen Branswell – 1/26/20

@HelenBranswell

I’m a bit behind on #Ebola updates. Friday: 0 cases, 0 deaths Saturday: 1 case, 0 deaths. There were only 5 cases in the week that ended Jan. 25. If that’s real, that’s great news. If. It’s. Real. I want to believe.

Tweet by David Gressly – 1/27/20

@DavidGressly

“It is important to me that we continue to build local capacities for good surveillance and good support for survivors after Ebola.” During security incidents, local teams have prevented a case outbreak and they have a vital role even during #PostEbola

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