Disease outbreaks

Statement on the meeting of the IHR Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

12 February 2020 - It was the unanimous view of the Emergency Committee that Ebola virus disease outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo still constitutes a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). The Committee acknowledged the revised risk assessment, which puts the risk now as high at national and regional levels, and low at the global level.

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Managing epidemics

This resource provides concise and up-to-date knowledge on 15 infectious diseases that have the potential to become international threats, and tips on how to respond to each of them.