USAID Congratulates DRC For Ending Most Recent Ebola Outbreak
USAID: USAID Welcomes The Official Declaration Of The End Of The Ebola Outbreak In The Northwestern Democratic Republic Of Congo
On Wednesday, “the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an end to the epidemic of Ebola in Northwestern Équateur Province, which began on June 1, 2020. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) congratulates the Government of the DRC, its international and local partners, and the Congolese people for having stopped two outbreaks of the deadly disease in one year. National authorities declared that a previous outbreak of Ebola in the Eastern DRC — the second-largest in history — ended on June 25, 2020, after nearly two years. In total, the U.S. Government, through USAID, has provided nearly $366 million in life-saving humanitarian assistance to fight Ebola in the DRC and neighboring countries since 2018…” (11/18).
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