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DRC commences Ebola vaccination

Ebola Vaccine

Ebola vaccination began on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu Province where a case was confirmed on October 8. People at high risk, including contacts of the confirmed case and first responders will receive the doses as the health authorities move to curb the spread of the virus. Ebola vaccine The confirmed ...

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Côte d’Ivoire begins Ebola vaccination of high-risk populations

Matshidiso Moeti

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said that vaccination against Ebola for high-risk populations began on Monday, August 16, 2021 in Côte d’Ivoire, following an outbreak in the country on Saturday. Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa In a statement on Tuesday, WHO stated that the swift response came after the vaccine manufactured by Merck, which WHO helped ...

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