Day: July 23, 2019

The Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Declared PHEIC: Here’s What we Know

July 23, 2019

The declaration of the DRC Ebola Outbreak as a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) followed the fourth meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee for EVD in the DRC where it was concluded that a coordinated international response under the International Health Regulations (2005) is required. Would declaring PHEIC in DRC address the local […]

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Disease Outbreaks in West Africa; Week 27

Disease Outbreaks in West Africa; Week 27

July 23, 2019

Weekly epidemiological report of Disease Outbreaks in West Africa, including: Ebola Virus Disease, Lassa Fever, Dengue fever, measles, and Cholera. Highlights of the Disease Outbreaks in West Africa this week: In the ECOWAS region, Cholera is reported in Benin Republic and Nigeria  New cases have been confirmed in the Dengue fever outbreak in Cote d’Ivoire […]

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