Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 4th, 1995
The last identified case was admitted to a hospital in Kikwit on June 24, 1995 and was discharged on July 14, 1995. Since two maximum incubation periods - that is 42 days - have elapsed without any new reported cases, the conditions allowing the outbreak to be officially declared over are now met.
Active surveillance and tracing of cases and deaths...
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