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Ebola: WHO Says Some Affected Persons Yet To Be Identified In Congo

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Nigeria Moves To Prevent Ebola Outbreak

WHO Give Details Of Vaccines Ongoing Against Ebola Virus Disease.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has, today raised an alarm that it could not be certain that it had identified all people infected by the deadly Ebola Virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s North Kivu region.

While the health organization said more than 500 people have been vaccinated so far against the disease in Congo’s latest outbreak, it also marked by a total of 78 confirmed and probable cases including 44 deaths.

Some 1,500 people have been identified as contacts of infected people.

“We don’t know if we are having all transmission chains identified.

“We expect to see more cases as a result of earlier infections and infection developing into illness,” WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told a Geneva news conference.


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Last Modified: 16 July, 2019 at 9:45 am