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Congo: increases the 250 death rate of Ebola explosion

Illustration image, photo file.

Illustration image, photo file.

Kinshasa, December 2 (RHC) The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) reported on Sunday that the Ebola explosion in the northeast of that nation exceeded the death penalty of 250, since it began on August 1 rural town of Mangina.

According to the reports, there were 434 cases of Ebola's hemorrhagic fever, of which 252 died, including 48 probable cases, to which they could not take samples for verification by means of laboratory tests.

The statistics have 138 cured and 83 cases are investigated.

Health Minister Oly Ilunga said last week that the explosion in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri became the second most serious in world history, behind the suffering of 2013 to 2016 by three West African countries (Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea), which reported 29 thousand cases and 11 thousand 300 deaths.

By the number of deaths that are currently behind 1976 in Yambuku (north of the DRC), with a balance of 318 patients and 280 deaths. It only exceeded that of 1995 in Kikwit (southwestern, with 315 patients and 250 deaths). (Source / PL)

Edited by Maite González Martínez

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