USCG’s Office of Emergency Management and Disaster Response published Marine Safety Information Bulletin informing the shipping industry about the Ebola virus in Tanzania and precaution measures, following the unexplained death of a person two days earlier from probable Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania.
The World Health Organization (WHO) Director General accepted the Emergency Committee’s proposal and on the 17 July 2019, declared the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) a public health emergency of international concern.
The World Health Organization and a broad range of partners are in the Democratic Republic of the Congo working with the local Government to contain an outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Bikoro health zone, Equateur Province. The outbreak was declared during May. As of 11 May, 34 Ebola cases were reported in the area.
The World Health Organisation has confirmed an outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where eleven suspected cases including three deaths have been reported, since 22 April. WHO does not recommend any restriction of travel and trade to DRC, based on the currently available information.
The Skuld P&I Club provides updates on Ebola virus and informs that WHO has confirmed a new outbreak in Guinea.
The Skuld P&I Club provides updated of the countries/ areas with confirmed cases of EVD. The latest Ebola Situation Report from the WHO states that the total number of cases stands at 28,637, including 11,315 deaths (20 December 2015).
The World Health Organisation has officially declared that Sierra Leone is now free of the Ebola virus transmission from 7 Nov 2015.
The World Health Organization has issued updated information on the countries with confirmed cases of EVD.
The Skuld P&I Club has issued updated information on the countries with confirmed cases of EVD
The Skuld P&I Club provides updated information on the confirmed cases of EVD as of 23 July 2015
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