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Radio Havana Cuba | Congo: Due to the spread of Ebola, mortality will increase to 250



Congo: Due to the spread of Ebola, mortality will increase to 250

Historical image, photo file

Historical image, photo file

Kinshasa, December 2 (RHC), the Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported on Sunday that 250 people have died since the start of the Ebola eruption in the country's east. Mungina rural town.

According to the data, 434 cases of Ebola hemorrhagic fever have been reported, out of which 252 died, out of which 48 are possible cases, it is not possible to take samples for confirmation by laboratory tests.

138 cases of treatment and 83 cases have been investigated.

Health Minister Oli Eldaa said last week that the outbreak of North Kivu and Ituriri provinces has been the most serious in world history suffered by three West African countries by the year 2016. (Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea), in which 29,000 cases and 11 thousand 300 were reported.

By the number of deaths in the current year of 1976, Yambuku (north of the DRC) is behind, with the balance of 318 patients and 280 deaths. It only went ahead with kickback in the 1995 (southwestern, 315 patients and 250 deaths). (Source / PL)

Edited by Mate González Martínez


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