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Ebola's epidemic in the east of the DRC has already killed 181 – topical issues


In a previous update on October 28, WHO, in cooperation with the DRV Congolese Ministry of Health, died of 174 people, most of them in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri.

Records are still indicative of the upward trend in the death rate of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where the prevalence of men and women aged 15-24 is between 35 and 44.

On October 7, statistics were 115 dead, but the number reported on the 15th day of the same month increased to 139 and 155 weeks later.

More than 250 confirmed cases

Since Thursday's infection with the Ebola virus has increased to 287, of which 252 have been confirmed and 35 are possible.

This epidemic was observed in the provinces of Manjin, North Kivu and Ituri, who fled at the border with Uganda Beni, an armed group in the ADF area, which multiplied the attacks on the civilian population, which complicated the response to 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 the Security Council resolution last week urged African countries to step up their operational capabilities in the fight against the disease, in full cooperation with the WHO.

After the first appearance of a virus that infected body fluids in 1976, RDCongo came nine times during physical contact, causing haemorrhagic fever.

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