In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (KDC), where new cases were seen close to the announcement of the end of the Ebola outbreak that started in August 2018, 4 people died due to Ebola.
It has been announced that it is as deadly and likely to spread as Ebola Coronavirus.
Ebola A Deadly Disease
Health Minister Eteni Longondo said in the statement that there are new patients suffering from the Ebola epidemic in the northwest of the country, 4 people have died due to the epidemic.
Dr Moise Kakule Kanyere, Minister of Health of the Northern Kivu Region, had launched a 42-day countdown 2 weeks ago, after the last patient in the country was discharged from the Ebola Treatment Center in Beni province, where he was treated, to announce the end of the Ebola outbreak.
The epidemic started in the east of the country
In the Ebola epidemic that started in the east of KDC in August 2018, 3 thousand 314 cases have been seen so far, 2 thousand 25 people lost their lives.
The Ebola virus, which caused a kind of bleeding fever, first appeared in 1976 with simultaneous outbreaks in the cities of Sudan, Nzara, and the KDC’s Yambuku. Since the outbreak in the KDC started in a village near the Ebola River, the disease was named after this river.
The Ebola virus spread in West Africa in December 2013. In the outbreak of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in 2014-2017, 30 thousand people were infected with more than 11 thousand of the patients.
Ebola and Coronavirus
It has been announced that the probability of spreading the ebola virus to the world, which has caused the death of many people for many years in the African continent, is very high. Ebola virus, especially coronavirus, is a very fatal and contagious disease. The world health organization has previously announced that states and people should take action for ebola and all other viruses.