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13 new cases of Ebola, DRK, including the Katwa family



The Ministry of Health of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has evaluated 13 times more in today's Ebola cases, but the number of suspect cases between 71 and 48 has fallen.

The total occurrence is in 386 cases (339 confirmed, 47 likely), including 219 deaths. So far, 113 people have been recovered from their infections, the health ministry said.

Among the new cases, 7 Katwa, 2 Beni, 2 Kalunguta and 1 Oicha and Mutwanga villages, all DRC towns in North Kivu and Ituri provinces.

Unexpected, this summer began, the DRC is the largest. In 2000, Uganda's mammalian mammalian epidemic passed by 425 cases and 224 deaths.

Last week, officials from the World Health Organization believed that the current occurrence could last for at least 6 months.

5 infected with family members

Five cases of new Katwa cases were confirmed this month died. According to the Ministry of Health, the family has denied the vaccination and follow-up before being treated at a Butembo Ebola treatment center.

Oikha and Mutwanga cases are related to Beni cases, officials said.

In a positive note, DRC said the little helmet of Kanyihunga, under the control of the Mai-Mai controlled area.

"Six days have passed, as in this case it has not been reported in this country, 360 people have been in contact with the town, 16 of which have 21 days of follow-up on Tuesday, November 20 and 172, on Friday, November 23, with the follow-up," DRC health officials say They have it. Other contacts will be tracked on December 5th.

The vaccination efforts have now reached more than 33,000 people, said DRC, 16,395 people living with Beni.

See also:

Nov. 21 DRC update


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