citation

"DRC Ebola News (3/2/20)." CSIS Commission on Strengthening America's Health Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies, March 02, 2020. Accessed March 16, 2020. https://healthsecurity.csis.org/articles/drc-ebola-news-3-2-20/

Daily update for March 2nd, 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 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

Vaccinated:

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

Twitter

Tweet by United Nations – 2/29/20

@UN
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. https://bit.ly/2ThxDiD

Tweet by Helen Branswell – 3/2/20

@HelenBranswell
#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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