Wednesday , April 21 2021

DR Congo: Possible deaths in Ebola over 300



The possible deaths due to an outbreak of Ebola in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) they are already 303, of which 255 were approved in the laboratory, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health.

In the report, which was submitted on Thursday before 12 December, the authorities indicate that The total number of cases is 515, of which 467 are confirmed in laboratory tests and 48 are possible.

[Lea también] The outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo has already been the worst in its history.

Since August 8, when vaccinations began with experimental rVSV-ZEBOV therapy, 45,647 people are infected, mainly Mabalac, Ben (the capital of North Kivu), the cities of Katwa and Butembo, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health.

Thanks to the procedures, 179 has managed to overcome this disease e get immunizations

The Ministry of Health today also reported that only a month and a half child from the hospital on Wednesday ran out of Ebola, the illness from which he was treated, since he was only 6 days old, and was accompanied by his parents, the illnesses, at the treatment center.

This is the first time that Ebola – a very contagious disease – has an impact on the territorial conflict and from which dozens of people flee every day.

Outbreak DRC has been the worst and the second largest in the world, was announced on August 1 and affects two of the provinces most affected by violence in North Kivu and Ituri.


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