Emergencies preparedness, response

2002 - Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Gabon - Update 23

09 May 2002

Disease Outbreak Reported

As of 6 May, the Gabonese Ministry of Public Health has officially declared the end of the outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in Ogooué-Ivindo province.  The last notified case died on 19 March and no further cases have been reported for a period equivalent to twice the maximum incubation period for Ebola.