CHILDREN / Kampala. The life-threatening Ebola virus continues to spread in Congo, Central Africa, and the neighboring countries are upset. In Uganda 1600 assistants were vaccinated at health centers along the border, Health Minister Jane Ruth Aceng said at weekends.
Ebola suspected cases have already been reported from the Southern Sudan, Uganda and even Yemen, the World Health Organization (WHO) said. But in no case was there any Ebola infection.
Almost 12 million people were tested at the Ebola border crossing stations in Congo. There were 14 suspected cases, one of which was a virus detected.
According to the Congolese Ministry of Health, from the beginning of August to the end of October, 250 people are likely to be infected and 35 more likely to be infected with the Ebola virus. 81 patients were found, 180 patients died.
WHO is upset about the growing number of cases in Congo. WHO boss Adhan Ghebreyesus travels to Congo this week. He is also led by the UN peacekeeping mission Jean-Pierre Lacroix. (AP)
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