Wednesday , January 20 2021

WHO, 1. R. Kongo Ebola needs help as a case

(MENAFN – Trend News News) The World Health Organization (WHO) called for comprehensive Saturday support to fight off Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in 1,000 infected cases, Trend recalls Xinhua. .

Since the evocation of the Ebola in RDC in August 2018, 993 cases have been confirmed and may be 621 deaths.

Although more than 96,000 people have been vaccinated in the country, and have exceeded 44 million frontiers, they have helped to dampen the spread of Ebola, the risk of national and regional expansion remains high, especially when the violence and instability sections respond. The WHO warned in a note.

"This explosion is too long. North Kivu is not only a part of the solidarity between the people of Kivu, but also the construction of health systems to address other health threats," said the Director General of WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus .

Today, the United Nations health agency has more than 700 people to respond to the concerns of DRC affected communities. But "fear of violence is frightened by Ebola," said Dr Tedros.

WHO heads out to swear that despite increased attacks by armed groups, the WHO will "maintain the course and work with communities to end the occurrence with the Health and Partners Ministry".

"We have to commit to the international community, and the joint commitment to endorse it," he added, citing at least $ 148 million in financial need for the next six months, even half. They received $ 74 million from March 19.

The WHO asked donors to close the financing deficit as soon as possible.

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WHO, 1. R. Kongo Ebola needs help as a case

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