For about a month now, the Republic of Congo has been experiencing an acute flaccid paralysis epidemic outbreak, which has so far affected 123 people and killed 61, i.e. a 50% lethality rate.
Floods have devastated the Basunkusu area, located in the northern part of the Equateur Province. Nearly 300 homes were totally destroyed, leaving an estimated 1,500 individuals homeless.
A landslide due to heavy rains on the slopes of Nyrangongo Volcano in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed 46 people and washed away more than 200 homes.
The city of Goma and the area of Nyiragongo located at the bottom of the volcano are and will remain high risk areas.
In 2009 there have been 26 cases of Polio which 3 have been in Angola, 5 in Uganda and 18 in Sudan.
An Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever outbreak has been declared in the Mweka health zones of the Western Kasai province following the death of a parturient, her baby and the person who accompanied them to th
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