4,500 children under five have died from measles in the Democratic Republic of the Congo so far this year – UNICEF

PRESS RELEASE 4,500 children under five have died from measles in the Democratic Republic of the Congo so far this year – UNICEF  Measles has caused more than twice as many deaths as Ebola UNICEF Ireland Executive Director Peter Power is available for interview DUBLIN/KINSHASA, 27 November 2019 – Since the beginning of the year, … Continued

DRC: Number of deaths in Ebola outbreak passes 2,000, despite huge strides

Protecting children and engaging communities key to ending epidemic of deadly disease STATEMENT attributable to Edouard Beigbeder, UNICEF Representative in the Democratic Republic of Congo Access multimedia content here DUBLIN/KINSHASA 30 August 2019 – “Almost 600 children have lost their lives to the Ebola outbreak in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo … Continued

Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in DR Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacement

Campaign led by the Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF and MSF DUBLIN / ITURI, DR CONGO / DAKAR / GENEVA / NEW YORK, 11 July 2019 – Health workers are urgently rolling out a complex measles vaccination campaign targeting 67,000 children in Ituri, northeast DR Congo, a region ravaged by armed conflict that … Continued

Six months on, Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo now second largest in history

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