Ebola scare in Congo as 24 sufferers flee centre


Above Medecin San Frontieres employees at an Ebola centre in Congo DR

Democratic Republic of Congo’s well being ministry stated that 24 sufferers fled an Ebola therapy centre in Beni on Thursday when it got here below assault by individuals protesting the cancellation of Sunday’s presidential election.

Ministry spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga instructed Reuters that 17 of the sufferers had already examined unfavourable for Ebola, whereas seven had not but been examined.

Ilunga stated that three sufferers had already returned to the centre whereas well being employees have been in touch with 17 others to coordinate their return.

Well being officers have addresses and telephone numbers for the remaining 4, she added.


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