Ebola haemorrhagic fever in the Republic of the Congo - update 5
12 December 2003
Disease Outbreak Reported
As of 11 December, the Ministry of Health of the Republic of the Congo has reported a total of 31 probable cases, including 29 deaths, of Ebola haemorrhagic fever (EHF) in Mbomo District, Cuvette Ouest Department (see previous report ). Other suspect cases are still under investigation. Forty-seven contacts are being followed up.
Surveillance and social mobilization activities are continuing.