Sunday, 21 October, 2018

Ebola cases recorded in Eastern DRC since August 1

The latest flare-up was announced one week after Congo’s government declared the end of another outbreak in northwestern Congo Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak has killed 33: Health ministry
Delores Daniels | 07 August, 2018, 16:22

A World Health Organization (WHO) worker prepares to administer a vaccination during the launch of a campaign aimed at beating an outbreak of Ebola in the port city of Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of Congo May 21, 2018.

"The cold chain for the vaccinations arrived in Beni on this sixth of August", the statement said. The strategy is the same that was used to contain the previous outbreak in Congo's Equateur province in which more than 3300 people were vaccinated.

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The experimental vaccine, which is manufactured by Merck, proved successful during its first wide-scale usage against an outbreak in north-western Congo that was declared over less than two weeks ago.

Four new deaths from people who tested positive for the disease were recorded in the Beni region in North Kivu province, a region with deep security problems which shares borders with Uganda and Rwanda.

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The latest flare-up was announced one week after Congo's government declared the end of another outbreak in northwestern Congo that is believed to have killed 33 people as well.

So far, 879 people who came into contact with Ebola patients have been identified, the ministry said.

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National Selector Ed Smith, said: " Ollie Pope has made an exceptional start to his first class career". He has scored 684 runs in the Championship, at an average of 85.50, which includes three centuries.

"The goal of this communication is therefore to request you to enhance your surveillance systems and preparedness and have a high index of suspicion for Ebola, urgently report any aslerts to Public Health Emergency Operation Centre", Dr Mwebesa wrote.

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