Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in Africa has surpassed 200 deaths since August, according to foreign media reports. The fear of the Ebola virus, which killed more than 10,000 people in West Africa between 2014 and 2016,
According to the AFP, the Department of Health of the Democratic Republic of Congo announced that only 291 people have been confirmed to be infected with Ebola, with 201 deaths officially allocated due to Ebola virus infection. The Health Ministry said: "Since the virus is spreading rapidly in a short period of time, it is worse that it could cause the worst death of human life."
Ebola is a lethal disease that causes viral haemorrhagic fever due to Ebola virus infection belonging to Ebola virus and Ebola virus, which causes an average incubation period of 8-10 days and leads to short-term death of the host causing fever, abdominal pain and bleeding internal organs. The mortality rate is over 60% and also spreads through contact with infected animals, body fluids and patient contact with deaths.
In the two years since the takeover of the Ebola virus in 2014, 11,188 people died in West Africa, such as Ghana, Congo, Liberia and Sierra Leone. The number of infected people declined sharply as the newly developed treatment began. However, after the first deaths in August this year on the Concorde Corridor of the Republic, it spread to neighboring major cities.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ebola killed 280 people in 1976, 254 in 1995 and 187 in 2007. Specifically, this incident was hampered by a long-term civil war. Benicia, a population of about half the population of Ebola, in the North Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo, is struggling with medical teams for relief efforts because conflicts between rebel and government forces continue.
Health Minister Oli Runga said on the 9th that the medical staff responding to Ebola suffers from physical assault, repeated equipment destruction and kidnapping and that two emergency response was killed by an attack.
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