Press reports stressed that this is the worst outbreak of the disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in the last decade and the second declared in 2018, just eight days after the Minister of Health, Oly Ilunga, indicated the end of the previous epidemic in the northwest of the country.
After entering the body, it kills cells, making some of them explode, it wrecks the immune system, causes heavy bleeding inside the body, and damages nearly every organ, though it is scary, but it's also rare.
Besides militia attacks that have hindered health workers, the region's high population density and movements across the borders to Uganda and Rwanda pose additional risks that the highly lethal fever disease could spread in the region.More news: Xiaomi Mi AirDots Youth Edition Earbuds Ditch The Wires Priced At $30
The World Health Organization, CDC and other global health organizations say they are anxious about the current Ebola outbreak spreading to port cities like Butembo, which will only exacerbate infection transmission rates.
It was learned from authorities that about 26,000 people in the central African country have meanwhile received a vaccine to prevent Ebola. Dozens more have died since then, according to a tally reported by Congo's health ministry.
For Congolese health workers, combating the virus has proved a challenge in a densely populated region that is roamed by armed groups.More news: Rockstar has a workaround for Red Dead Redemption 2's missing people bug
Investigators believe that the first victim of Ebola in any outbreak acquires the virus after coming into contact with a "reservoir" animal, say an infected bat or monkey.
If global Ebola containment efforts fail in the Congo, it would mark the first time the virus was not stopped since 1976, when Ebola was first identified.More news: Red Dead Redemption 2 Video Comparison With Original RDR