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Ebola outbreak reported in Congo

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.

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WHO warns of ebola outbreak in Congo

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.

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US conditions of entry re Republic of Congo are now removed

Maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures in its ports The US Coast Guard issued a Port Security Advisory stating that it has determined that the Republic of Congo is now maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures in its ports.Therefore, the conditions of entry previously required of vessels arriving in the United States after having made calls in the Republic of Congo no longer apply. The Advisory includes an updated list of countries affected by the conditions of entry requirement.Source: The UK P&I Club

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