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One of the deadliest outbreak of ebola: number of cases in the Congo passes the cape of 1.000, 629 people died

The number of ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the thousand passed. That the ministry of Health today said. It has 629 deceased patients,

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One of the deadliest outbreak of ebola: number of cases in the Congo passes the cape of 1.000, 629 people died
The number of ebola cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the thousand passed. That the ministry of Health today said. It has 629 deceased patients, it is the second-deadliest outbreak of the dreaded disease worldwide. The epidemic in West Africa a few years ago, in Sierra Leone and Liberia, there were thousands of deaths.

“Behind this number there are hundreds of Congolese families who have been affected by the virus, and hundreds of orphaned children”, declared the minister of Health, Oly Ilunga Kalenga, yesterday in a press release.

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New medical technologies, including vaccines, experimental treatments, and mobile units for the care of victims, are proven to be successful to combat the spread of the dangerous virus. The ministry of Health declares that 320 patients to heal, making the chance of survival within the treatment centres in excess of 60 percent. More than 91.000 citizens are vaccinated against ebola since August 2018. the

But a mistrust of the population and the growing insecurity in the northeast of Congo, where several militias are active, make it difficult to prevent more besmettingsgevallen. Since last month, are five ebola-centers attacked by armed insurgents. The violence, the aid agency Doctors without Borders decide to do its business in the hardest-hit region to suspend.

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