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|Ebola Virus ‘could Spread Around The World’, Experts Warn by ausproxi(m): 4:41pm On May 09, 2018|
Medics in Congo have confirmed 17 people have died of Ebola amid fears the outbreak will have an “international impact”.
The revelation comes just after the deadly virus swept across West Africa between 2013 and 2016, killing at least 11,000 people.
It is the ninth time Ebola has hit the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), whose eastern Ebola river gave the deadly virus its name.
The World Health Organisations said: “In the past five weeks, there have been 21 suspected viral haemorrhagic fever…including 17 deaths.”
It said it had released £650,000 from an emergency contingency fund to help combat the medical crisis on the ground.
The DRC health ministry warned of the “public health emergency with international impact”on Tuesday.
All the cases were reported from a clinic at Ilkoko Iponge, located about 20 miles from Bikoro, where medical facilities are “limited”.
A team of experts from the WHO and Medecins Sans Frontieres are now heading to invesitgate the outbreak
Ebola is one of the world’s most notorious diseases, being both highly infectious and extremely lethal.
It is caused by a virus that lives in bats which can be passed on to humans who hunt them for “bushmeat”.
The virus is then passed on.... Read full story https://www.freshstuffs.com.ng/2018/05/ebola-virus-could-spread-around-world.html?m=1
|Re: Ebola Virus ‘could Spread Around The World’, Experts Warn by Solidkay(m): 4:46pm On May 09, 2018|
Let Buhari remain wherever he is,
and if it's compulsory he comes back, let him be quarantined.
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