Emergencies

Ebola Outbreak: DR Congo

In Brief

  • The DRC is facing its worst-ever outbreak of Ebola, second only to the 2014-2016 epidemic that claimed more than 11,000 lives across West Africa.
  • The outbreak began in August 2018 around Beni and Mangina in eastern North Kivu province, and is far from over.
  • This is the first outbreak of Ebola to occur in an active conflict zone.

In Focus

Ebola Case Map

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