DR Congo: The probable death losses of Ebola exceed 300


The the likely death due to an outbreak of ebola in the north-east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) They already are 303, of this 255 were confirmed in the laboratory, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health.

In a report issued late on Thursday, with data until December 12, the authorities report that The total number of cases is 515, of this 467 are confirmed in laboratory tests and 48 are probable.

[Lea tambiƩn] The outbreak of Ebola in the DRC is already the most deadly in its history

Since 8 August, when the vaccinations started with experimental treatment with rVSV-ZEBOV, 45,647 people are inoculated, mostly in the cities of Mabalako, Beni (the capital of North Kivu), Katwa and Butembo, according to the latest data from the Ministry of Health.

Thanks to treatment, 179 managed to overcome the disease e get immunized

The Ministry of Health today also reported this a baby with only a month and a half greeted Ebola from the hospital on Wednesday, the illness of which was treated, as he was only 6 days old and was accompanied by his parents at the treatment center, surviving the disease.

This is the first time that Ebola, a highly contagious disease, affects the territory in conflict and from which dozens of people escape daily.

Izbruh, the most lethal DR Congo had, and the second largest in the world, was proclaimed on 1 August and affected the two provinces most affected by the violence in the country, North Kivu and Ituri.


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