"DRC Ebola News (2/19/20)." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 19, 2020. Accessed June 12, 2020.

Daily update for February 19th, 2020 on the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

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There were 0 new cases reported on February 19th.

DRC MoH Statistics/WHO AFRO Dashboard (as of February 19th)

WHO AFRO Dashboard

Total cases: 3,433

  • Confirmed cases: 3,310
  • Probable cases: 123
  • Suspected cases: 393

Deaths: 2,249


  • 295,953 (Merck Vaccine)
  • 14,144 (Johnson & Johnson Vaccine)

Working with communities to end Ebola

ReliefWeb, 2/18/20

Gaining community trust and acceptance has proven a critical armour in combatting the world’s second worst Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Dr Ibrahima Socè-Fall, WHO Assistant Director-General for Emergencies, is clear: “The end of the Ebola epidemic will require that communities take ownership of the response.”

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