In the Congo are now suffering more than 1000 people to the dangerous Ebola Virus. The number of cases in 1009, of which 944 were confirmed in the laboratory, informed the Congolese Ministry of health on late Sunday evening.
“Behind these Numbers are hundreds of Congolese families who are directly affected by the Virus, as well as hundreds of orphans to hide,” said Minister of Oly Ilunga Kalenga. So far, 629 people died, therefore, of Ebola, of which 564 cases were confirmed in the laboratory.
However, you have managed, the geographic spread of Ebola to stop, it said. The Virus did not spread over the two provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. The sun also vaccinations that have helped to protect more than 91,000 people. In addition, around 60 percent of people who are admitted to a treatment centre to survive now, how Kalenga said.
However, the world health organization (WHO) warned that the risk of the spread remains very high. Especially if incidents of violence and instability hampered the work of the helper, it said on Saturday. “This outbreak has been going on for far too long,” said WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
It is the tenth and so far the deadliest Ebola outbreak in the Congo. He is harder to contain than previous outbreaks, as in the East of the country, several armed groups are active, and many places are not, therefore, for physicians to access. In addition, the population is much fear and skepticism about the disease, the authorities and the helpers. So many families of Ebola to hide, for example, Diseased, instead of bringing you to a clinic.
“Only if the communities make the fight against Ebola, may be terminated by the deadliest Ebola epidemic in the history of our country”, said Kalenga to the people. The municipalities therefore have a collective and individual responsibility to stop the spread of Ebola and protect their members.
need to win over The population for the fight against Ebola time, said Tedros. “There are no quick solutions.” However, WHO would learn the same staff every day and the ever-changing circumstances. Accordingly, progress has been made. As a result, around 90 percent of the people eligible for vaccination in question has been accepted.
With the world’s worst Ebola epidemic consequences in West Africa 2014/2015, came more than 11,000 people have been killed.