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Volume 22, Number 9—September 2016

Ebola Virus Disease, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 2014

Carolina Nanclares, Jimmy Kapetshi, Fanshen Lionetto, Olimpia de la Rosa, Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfun, Miriam Alia, Gary Kobinger, and Andrea BernasconiComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Médecins Sans Frontières, Barcelona, Spain (C. Nanclares, F. Lionetto, O. de la Rosa, M. Alia, A. Bernasconi); Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasha, Democratic Republic of the Congo (J. Kapetshi, J.-J. Muyembe Tamfun); Public Health Agency of Canada, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (G. Kobinger); Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland (A. Bernasconi); University of Basel, Basel (A. Bernasconi)

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Table 5

Previous Ebola virus disease outbreaks notified in Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1976*

Year Region No. cases No. deaths Case-fatality rate, % Species
1976 Yambuku, Mongala district 318 280 88.0 ZEBOV
1977 Tandala, Equateur Province 1 1 100.0 ZEBOV
1995 Kikwit, Bundunu Province 315 254 80.6 ZEBOV
2007 Mweka and Leubo, Kasai Occidental Province 264 187 70.8 ZEBOV
2008–2009 Mweka and Luebo, Kasai Occidental Province 32 14 43.7 ZEBOV
2012 Isiro, Oriental Province 77 36 46.7 BDBV
2014 Boende,Equateur Province 66 49 74.2 ZEBOV

*BDBV, Bundibugyo ebolavirus; ZEBOV, Zaire ebolavirus.

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