DRC: the tenth death of ebola haemorrhagic fever recorded in the north-west of the country.
KINSHASA 26 May (Newsnetwork)– A second death of ebola haemorrhagic fever was recorded on Friday in the health zone of Iboko, Equator Province, in the south-west of the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the Ministry of Health. the health.
According to health minister Oly Ilunga, the deceased is one of four new confirmed cases of ebola haemorrhagic fever in the same health zone. He died just minutes after taking the sample from him for the rest at the mobile laboratory in Mbandaka.
With this new death, the total number of deaths is 23 with 10 confirmed by the ebola virus. The numbers of confirmed cases under treatment is 54, with at least 35 confirmed ebola haemorrhagic fever.
On Friday in mbandaka, health minister Oly Ilunga himself is vaccinated as part of the vaccination campaign against the epidemic of haemorrhagic fever virus launched last week to combat the spread of the epidemic in the region