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© 2020 Author(s) (or their employer(s)). COVID-19 is but one of many public health crises facing the people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). On 25 June 2020, the DRC government announced the end of the country's largest Ebola outbreak on record and the second largest Ebola outbreak worldwide, a mere few weeks after a new outbreak (11th) started on 1 June 2020, in Mbandaka, Equateur Province.1 In 2019, measles claimed the lives of over 6000 people including 4500 children under the age of 5, malaria killed 17000 individuals, and cholera outbreaks affected 20 of 26 provinces, resulting in 31000 cases.

Original publication

DOI

10.1136/bmjgh-2020-003607

Type

Journal article

Journal

BMJ Global Health

Publication Date

18/09/2020

Volume

5