Routine message – U.S. Embassy Bujumbura – Burundi August 09, 2019




This message is in follow-up to the information session on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) held at the U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura on July 12, 2019.  The Embassy continues to monitor the EVD outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  To date, there have been no cases reported in Burundi or Rwanda.  There have been four cases in Goma and one case in Uganda.  The Embassy urges you to remain aware of the symptoms of Ebola and to take appropriate cautions if you decide to travel to the DRC.


Actions to Take:


Please see additional information on the Ebola outbreak on this link:


Please see additional information about traveling to the DRC at this link:



U.S. Embassy Bujumbura, Burundi

During business hours: +257 22 20 7000

After hours: +257 22 20 7318 or +257 79 93 8841

Email address:

Embassy website

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1 888-407-4747 or +1 202-501-4444

Burundi Country Information

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