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Statement of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee for Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo


18 October 2019 - the Emergency Committee convened by the WHO Director-General under the International Health Regulations (IHR) (2005) to review the current Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo took place on Friday, 18 October 2019.

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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.