Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo ends

July 27, 2018

24 July 2018 marks the end of the ninth outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). WHO congratulates the country and all those involved in ending the outbreak, while urging them to extend this success to combatting other diseases in DRC.

“The outbreak was contained due to the tireless efforts of local teams, the support of partners, the generosity of donors, and the effective leadership of the Ministry of Health,”┬ásaid Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General. “That kind of leadership, allied with strong collaboration between partners, saves lives.”
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