Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - Update 10
2 April 2003
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of 2 April 2003, the Ministry of Health, the Republic of the Congo has reported 135 cases, (13 laboratory-confirmed and 122 epidemiologically linked), including 120 deaths in the districts of Mbomo and Kellé in Cuvette Ouest Département ( see previous report). Thirty four contacts are being followed-up.
The Ministry of Health, WHO, the Red Cross and the international team continue to assist with social mobilization, surveillance and case management activities.