Columbia University is closely monitoring the recent outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the North Kivu and Ituri Provinces in the DRC.
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning beginning at 12 p.m. tomorrow to 8 p.m. on Sunday, with the heat index making it feel well over 100 degrees. During these extreme heat conditions, there is a greater risk for electrical blackouts due to increased energy use for air conditioning.
WHO declares Ebola a public health emergency. Read on for travel guidelines to the DRC and areas with highest risk of spread.