The Government of Democratic Republic of Congo Reported an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Beni Health Zone, North Kivu province

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The Government of Democratic Republic of Congo Reported an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in Beni Health Zone, North Kivu province
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, 9 October 2021: On 8 October 2021, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Ministry of Public Health, Hygiene, and Prevention (MoH) reported a confirmed death of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the Beni health zone, North Kivu province. This comes barely five months after the end of the most recent outbreak that was detected in the same province.
The index case is a 3-year-old male, child who died on 6 October in a local health facility after presenting with haemorrhagic symptoms. Samples collected, tested positive for Ebola virus at the Goma reference laboratory.
“We see this with great concern as we are going to fight against multiple disease outbreaks in DRC, including, cholera, monkeypox, yellow fever, meningitis and EVD, on top of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic” said Dr John Nkengasong, the Director of Africa CDC…