WHO Declares End to DR Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak

WHO Declares End to DR Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak

WHO Declares End to DR Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Monday that the most recent Ebola outbreak in the Congo has officially ended. The outbreak, according to the organization, started on April 23 in the province of Equateur in western Canada. However, reports say there were five confirmed cases

WHO Declares End to DR Congo’s Latest Ebola Outbreak

  1. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Monday that the most recent Ebola outbreak in the Congo has officially ended.

The outbreak, according to the organization, started on April 23 in the province of Equateur in western Canada.

However, reports say there were five confirmed cases and one suspected case, and each patient passed away as a result of the illness.

There were 130 cases total in the province during a previous outbreak between June and November 2020, and so far 55 persons had passed away.

It was further gathered that the latest outbreak was the 14th recorded in the country of 90 million since 1976.

Between 2014 and 2016, the largest-ever outbreak of the disease took place in West Africa with more than 11,000 deaths.

Ebola infection often leads to high fever and internal bleeding, and is life-threatening.

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