WHO WORRIED OVER FOUR SUSPECTED EBOLA DEATHS IN GUINEA

Written by on February 15, 2021

WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) REGIONAL DIRECTOR FOR AFRICA DR. MATSHIDISO MOETI HAS EXPRESSED CONCERN OVER THE REPORT OF FOUR SUSPECTED EBOLA DEATHS IN GUINEA.

MOETI, ON HER PERSONAL TWITTER ACCOUNT @MOETITSHIDI ON SUNDAY, WAS REACTING TO THE REPORT BY THE GUINEA’S MINISTRY OF HEALTH ON THE RESURGENCE OF EBOLA IN THE COUNTRY.

THE GUINEA’S HEALTH OF MINISTRY HAD REPORTED THAT FOUR PEOPLE DIED OF EBOLA IN A RESURGENCE OF THE DISEASE THAT FIRST EMERGED FIVE YEARS AGO.

SIMILARLY, ON FEB. 7, THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (DRC) RECORDED FRESH CASE OF EBOLA IN THE NORTH KIVU PROVINCE OF THE COUNTRY.

WHO STATED THAT DRC ANNOUNCED THAT A NEW CASE OF EBOLA HAD BEEN DETECTED IN BUTEMBO, A CITY IN NORTH KIVU PROVINCE, WHERE A PREVIOUS OUTBREAK WAS DECLARED IN JUNE 2020.

LIBERIA HAS, HOWEVER, PUT HEALTH AGENCIES ON ALERT IN THE WAKE OF AN EBOLA OUTBREAK IN NEIGHBOURING GUINEA, PRESIDENT GEORGE WEAH ANNOUNCED YESTERDAY.


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