Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo :: 12: Situation report on the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu 

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Ebola – Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola virus disease – Democratic Republic of the Congo   
25 October 2018
Public Health Response
As of 24 October, 122 vaccination rings have been defined, in addition to 37 rings of health and frontline workers. To date, 22 288 eligible and consented people have been vaccinated, including 8471 health and frontline workers and 5488 children. Overall, vaccination teams have reached an additional 3345 eligible and consenting people in the past week…

12: Situation report on the Ebola outbreak in North Kivu 
23 October 2018
Situation Update
… Since WHO’s last situation report issued on 17 October 2018 (External Situation Report 11), an additional 22 new confirmed EVD cases, from Beni (19) and Butembo (3), and 16 new deaths have been reported. As of 21 October 2018, a total of 238 confirmed and probable EVD cases, including 155 deaths, have been reported, resulting in a case fatality ratio (CFR) of 65%. Among the 238 cases, 203 are confirmed and 35 are probable cases. Of the 155 deaths reported since the beginning of the outbreak, 120 were among confirmed cases and 35 among probable cases. The proportion of deaths among confirmed cases was 59% (120/203). On 21 October, 14 new suspected cases were under investigation in Beni (8), Mabalako (1), Butembo (2) and Mandima (3).
As of 21 October 2018, 63 cases have recovered, been discharged from ETCs, and re-integrated into their communities. On 21 October, a total of 60 cases remained hospitalized in four ETCs in Beni (38), Butembo (19), Mangina (two) and Makeke (one). On that day, the treatment centres in Beni and Butembo recorded an occupancy rate of 93% (38/41) and 79% (19/24) respectively…
Case management
Ebola Treatment Centres (ETCs) continue to provide therapeutics under the monitored emergency use of unregistered and experimental interventions (MEURI) protocol, in collaboration with the MoH and the Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale (INRB) together with supportive care measures. WHO is providing technical clinical expertise on-site and is assisting with the creation of a data safety management board…