December 2021: Ebola outbreak ends in DRC

The Democratic Republic of the Congo declared the end of an Ebola outbreak in the North Kivu province on December 16. More than 1,800 people were vaccinated in an outbreak response campaign that kicked off on October 13, just five days after the first case in the new outbreak was detected. The outbreak marks the first time the recently licensed Ervebo vaccine was deployed in the country. WHO AFRO; Reuters

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