Current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo equals the worst in its history


The current deadly outbreak of the Ebola virus, which spread through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DCC) in the town of Butembo, an important city with more than one million inhabitants, has equaled the worst mortality records in the country and is the second worst The whole story.

According to data from the Doctor Ministry of Health, from August 7, have registered 489 cases of Ebola, and 280 people have died.

At the same time, frequent attacks by armed groups in medical centers in North Kivu province, which are known as the Afghanistan city, present a huge drawback to combating the outbreak because they are frustrating the attempts of doctors to contain the virus with a vaccine experimental

On November 29, World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed that the current outbreak of the DRC is the second largest in history, second only to the epidemic that started in Guinea Conakry in 2013, the country expanded to Sierra Leone and Liberia And in which 11,300 people have died and more than 28,500 have been infected.

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