Tuesday , January 26 2021

Ebola epidemic in the eastern DRC has already died 181 – Current affairs



In the previous update on October 28, WHO, in connection with the DR Congo Ministry of Health, 174 people died as a result of the infection, most in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri.

The number of Ebola deaths continues to increase in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and in the age group of men 35-44 years and in women 15 to 24 years.

On October 7, the statistics were 115 dead, while the reported reported 15 months in 139 reported a rise to 139 and 155 weeks later.

More than 250 confirmed cases

On Thursday, the number of cases contaminated with Ebola virus has also risen to 287, of which 252 have been confirmed and 35 are likely.

This epidemic was observed in the provinces of Mangina, North Kivu and Ituri, who stayed at the border near Mount Ugin, an armed group of ADFs that multiplied civilian attacks, making it more difficult for health.

In recent months, the United Nations has been concerned about the risk of spreading the epidemic to Burundi, Uganda, Rwanda and South Sudan, and a resolution issued by the Security Council last week urged these African countries to strengthen their capacity to fight the disease, in cooperation with WHO.

Ebola hit RDCongon nine times after the first appearance of the virus in 1976 had physical contact with infected body fluids and caused bleeding fever.


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