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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working closely with partners worldwide on the development of pandemic preparedness and response plans, and is working on multiple fronts to prepare communities to respond to this public health threat.
The DRC Ministry of Health (MOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the end of the Ebola Virus Disease (Ebola) outbreak in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) that national and international response partners have been fighting since August 2018.
Thai epidemiologists conduct active case investigations for COVID-19 during the Ramadan fasting period, resulting in the identification of more than 300 cases in the villages of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat Provinces from 17-18 April 2020.
CDC partners with public health agencies, ministries of health, and multilateral and non-governmental organizations to support COVID-19 prevention, preparedness, and response efforts globally. Read more about CDC’s Global Response to COVID-19
Vietnam Responds to COVID-19 with Technical Support from CDC – CDC Vietnam is supporting the country’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
CDC Programs In Cameroon Pivot to COVID-19 Response – CDC’s work pivoted in January 2020 to support Cameroon’s preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 Preparedness in the Central American Region – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) formally established the Central America Regional (CAR) office, based in Guatemala, in 2005.