On 25 February 2021, the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa issued a Health Alert regarding an Ebola outbreak in North Kivu province, which reads in part as follows:

“Event: The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo has declared an outbreak of Ebola in the province of North Kivu with reported and confirmed cases of Ebola Virus Disease in Biena and Katwa health districts.

“On February 24, CDC issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

“Ebola is one of the hemorrhagic fever illnesses. The virus is transmitted through direct contact with an infected person’s blood or other body fluids.

Ebola symptoms can include fever, muscle pain, sore throat, diarrhea, weakness, vomiting, stomach pain, or unexplained bleeding or bruising.”

The full text of the alert is available here.