Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre

Title: Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (2018-05-17)


Activation time (UTC): 2018-05-17 11:03:00 Event time (UTC): 2018-05-17 12:00:00 Event type: Epidemic (Viral disease)

Activation reason:
The Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo declared a new outbreak of Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Bikoro in Equateur Province on 8th May 2018. As of 16 May 2018, a total of 44 Ebola virus disease cases (confirmed, probable and suspected) were reported, all of them at Bikoro and Mbandaka.

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European Commission, Joint Research Centre (2018):  Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (2018-05-17). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2018-05-17
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Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 72 GEOGRAPHY
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Coordinate Reference System ETRS89 / LAEA Europe

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