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PRESS RELEASE: Ebola, Meningitis, Marburg and Lassa Fever to be piloted in African Risk Capacity Outbreaks & Epidemics Insurance Programme

An early discussion on pathogen selection for the ARC Outbreak and Epidemic Pilot Programme. Ebola, Marburg, Meningitis, and Lassa Fever were ultimately selected. Photo: African Risk Capacity

Version française ci-dessous JOHANNESBURG, April 9, 2018 – The African Risk Capacity (ARC), an agency of the African Union, is developing an insurance product to facilitate rapid, first-line financial responses to disease outbreaks. In the pilot phase, Ebola, Marburg, Meningitis, and Lassa Fever will be covered. Over 30 countries across …

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