Democratic Republic of Congo’s well being ministry mentioned that 24 sufferers have fled an Ebola remedy middle in Beni on Thursday.
The sufferers needed to flee when it got here below assault by folks protesting the cancellation of Sunday’s presidential election within the jap metropolis.
Ministry spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga informed Reuters that 17 of the sufferers had already examined detrimental for Ebola, whereas seven had not but been examined.
Ilunga mentioned that three sufferers had already returned to the middle whereas well being employees had been in touch with 17 others to coordinate their return.
Well being officers have addresses and telephone numbers for the remaining 4, she added.