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"DRC Ebola News (2/21/2020)." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, February 21, 2020. Accessed March 16, 2020. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/drc-ebola-news-2-21-2020/

Daily update for February 21st, 2020 on the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Photo Credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images

There were 0 new cases reported on February 21st.

DRC MoH Statistics/WHO AFRO Dashboard (as of February 21st)

WHO AFRO Dashboard

Total cases: 3,433

  • Confirmed cases: 3,310
  • Probable cases: 123
  • Suspected cases: 437

Deaths: 2,249

Vaccinated:

  • 296,584 (Merck Vaccine)
  • 14,566 (Johnson & Johnson Vaccine)

The DRC hosts the first training workshop on the biological diagnosis of Ebola virus diseases

MOH DRC, 2/21/20

The training center of the new building of the National Institute of Biomedical Research (INRB), houses since February 17, 2020, the very first workshop of training on the biological diagnosis of Ebola virus diseases. Twenty-six participants from ten friendly countries of the Democratic Republic of the Congo take part in this workshop in which they are trained by a faculty composed of experts from Senegal, France, Burundi, the United States and from the DRC.

Twitter

Tweet by David Gressly – 2/20/20

@DavidGressly
Go behind the scenes of the moving performance of the Goma Slammers Collective at @AmaniFestival where they picked up the testimonies of survivors of #Ebola . A big thank you to everyone who made this moment possible #OnEstEnsemble https://bit.ly/38Iscje

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