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  • PRO/AH/EDR> Ebola update (133): Congo DR (NK,IT) cases, international
    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:33:35 -0500
    Ebola -- DR Congo
    - 2 additional probable cases have been confirmed;
    - 2 confirmed cases were removed (duplicates)
    - 16 deaths of confirmed case deaths were removed (duplicates, listing errors)
    News of the response
    The transit center of Beni was inaugurated this Thu 15 Nov 2018. Located opposite the office of the head of the health zone, this 16-bed transit center will isolate all suspected cases waiting for laboratory results. Only laboratory confirmed cases will be transferred to the

  • PRO/AH/EDR> Crimean-Congo hem. fever - East Africa (11): Uganda (RK)
    Fri, 16 Nov 2018 06:02:26 -0500
    Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever -- Uganda
    Uganda's health ministry has spoken out on reports of an Ebola outbreak in Rukungiri district, days after 2 patients succumbed to an Ebola-like-disease.
    The Tower Post has seen a [Mon 12 Nov 2018] communication between 2 Rukungiri district leaders indicating the death of patients with signs similar to those of Ebola. According to the communication, a patient, identified as [TW], died at Nyakibale Hospital of what would later be confirmed as [Crimean-Congo] hemorrhagic fever.
    "On [4 Nov

  • PRO/AH/EDR> Ebola update (132): Congo DR (NK,IT) cases, vaccine, plans
    Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:49:48 -0500
    Ebola -- DR Congo
    - The response was successfully coordinated, said General Luis Carrilho, United Nations police adviser, at the Beni response headquarters on Wed 14 Nov 2018. The meeting focused on the issue of security by the Congolese National Police, in collaboration with that of MONUSCO [Mission de l'Organisation des Nations Unies pour la stabilisation en République démocratique du Congo], for the health workers in the response to the Ebola epidemic. General Carrilho reiterated the commitment of the UN