October 2021: DRC begins Ebola vaccination campaign

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) began an Ebola vaccination campaign on October 13 in the country’s eastern city of Beni in North Kivu province, in response to a laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola on October 8. A ring vaccination approach will inoculate close contacts (and contacts of contacts) and frontline workers with the rVSV-ZEBOV shot. Reuters; WHO

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