"DRC Ebola News (3/2/20)." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, March 02, 2020. Accessed June 12, 2020.

Daily update for March 2nd, 2020 on the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

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There were 0 new cases reported on March 2nd.

DRC MoH Statistics/WHO AFRO Dashboard (as of March 2nd)

WHO AFRO Dashboard

Total cases: 3,444

  • Confirmed cases: 3,310
  • Probable cases: 134
  • Suspected cases: 404

Deaths: 2,264


  • 298,914 (Merck Vaccine)
  • 19,654 (Johnson & Johnson Vaccine)


Tweet by United Nations – 2/29/20

Democratic Republic of Congo: no new confirmed cases of Ebola virus reported over a full week for the first time since beginning of international response. @WHO is working to contain disease to relatively small geographic areas amid continuing insecurity.

Tweet by Helen Branswell – 3/2/20

#Ebola: No new Ebola cases or deaths on Feb. 29. 12 days have passed since DRC has reported a case. Not out of the woods yet, but this is excellent news. There were only 6 cases reported in all of February.

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