Africa CDC [to 21 Aug 21]

Africa CDC [to 21 Aug 21]
Press Releases
The Government of Republic of Côte d’Ivoire has declared a case of an Ebola Virus Disease in Abidjan
Addis Ababa, 14 August 2021- the Government of Republic of Côte d’Ivoire has declared the presence of a case of an Ebola virus disease (EVD) infection in the capital city of Abidjan. The case is 18-year-old Guinean girl who travelled from Labe in Guinea to Abidjan by road on 11August 2021 and hospitalized on the night of 12 August 2021 following a high-grade fever. On the 14th of August 2021, the Institute Pasteur in Cote d’Ivoire confirmed the infection to be EVD. The patient is currently in isolation and under the care of a Treatment Center for Highly Epidemic Diseases at the Treichville University Hospital.
More recently, on 19 June 2021, the Republic of Guinea declared over the EVD outbreak after four months of concerted effort.  However, further investigation will be conducted to trace back the relation between this case and the concluded outbreak…