Many Congolese are very suspicious of aid workers, and in addition, there are also a lot of wrong information about the disease, the round, allowing residents in the affected eastern part of the country are often reluctant to vaccination. Instead, they turn to traditional medicine men, whose centres have contributed to the spread of the haemorrhagic fever.Read also the WHO: “Still no international state of emergency for ebola in Congo”
“It is not an imaginary disease,” said Tshisekedi today after arriving in the town of Beni during his first tour in Eastern Congo since his appointment in January. “If we follow the instructions will the ebola outbreak about two or three months past,” he told the crowd. the
Since the dengue fever virus in 1976, it was discovered, knew the Congo ten outbreaks of the deadly disease. Since the most recent outbreak in August last year has been determined, there are already 1.264 cases. 814 people survived the contamination.
After a series of attacks on treatment centres in February and march by strangers, spreading the disease even faster. Last week, more than 100 cases have been identified.