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New deadly outbreak of ebola

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a new outbreak of ebola in the northwestern part of the country. the Outbreak, have so far claimed the lives of

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New deadly outbreak of ebola

The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed a new outbreak of ebola in the northwestern part of the country.

the Outbreak, have so far claimed the lives of four people. It informs the country's health minister on Monday.

- I can confirm that we have a new ebolaudbrud in Mbandanka, says health minister Eteni Longondo.

- We will very quickly send them the vaccine and medicine, he adds.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo have been fighting against a deadly ebola epidemic in the eastern part of the country since august 2018.

the Outbreak in the eastern part of the country is the second most lethal they have ever experienced. It has provisionally claimed over 2200 lives.

The latest outbreak, which is found in the northwestern part of the country, is yet another health challenge for The Democratic Republic of the Congo government.

Last year the country was hit by a deadly measles epidemic, which was the worst outbreak in the world and, according to WHO, claimed over 6000 lives.

In the years of struggling the country - as all countries - in order to limit the coronavirussens dissemination.

the Fight against these epidemics is difficult because the various militias leading the armed struggle in some parts of the country.

Moreover, there are in the population, a widespread distrust of the health workers, who are sent out to help. In the past two years, there have been numerous reports of attacks against them.

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