"DRC Ebola News (1/6/20)." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, January 06, 2020. Accessed March 16, 2020. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/drc-ebola-news-1-6-20/
There were 2 new cases reported on January 6th.
Two imported cases are under investigation in Mambasa, which was previously cleared. Across the border, the Ministry of Health of Uganda announces new preparedness measures emphasizing surveillance and response coordination.
DRC MoH Statistics/WHO AFRO Dashboard (as of January 6)
Total cases: 3,386
- Confirmed cases: 3,270
- Probable cases: 118
- Suspected cases: 464
-261,285 (Merck Vaccine)
-4,551 (Johnson & Johnson Vaccine)
Tweet by David Gressly – 1/6/20
The very day it was announced that Mambasa had been free of #Ebola for 21 days, two imported cases were discovered and are now being investigated. We need to remain vigilant at all times. We can’t let our guard down. We can’t let Ebola win. #StopEbola #OnEstEnsemble
Tweet by MONUSCO – 1/6/20
Offensive of #FARDC against the rebels #ADF around Camp Madina (40 km NE of #Beni ), at #NordKivu : all humanitarian flights for Operation Sukola I have been suspended due to the security situation in the sector.