27 people killed by Ebola in DRC

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At least 27 people have killed by Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of Congo in central Africa, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.

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WHO also reported a total of 58 cases of the rare and deadly illness in the Congo outbreak.

The disease, which kills at least 50 percent of those who contract it, could spread from country to country, and from continent to continent.

As per CNN, “Ebola virus disease, which causes fever, severe headache and in some cases hemorrhaging, most commonly affects people and nonhuman primates, such as monkeys, gorillas and chimpanzees. There are five subtypes of Ebola virus, four of which can be transmitted from wild animals to people, who can then spread the disease person-to-person”.

The current outbreak, CNN reported, is caused by the Zaire ebolavirus, which has the highest mortality rate, ranging from 60% to 90%, according to WHO.

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WHO ssaid at least 28 people have contracted the disease with 27 of them dead. At least 21 others had probably contracted it and nine suspected patients are being momonitored from three health zones in the country’s northwestern province of Equateur.

The three regions are Bikoro, which reported the first and most cases, Iboko and Wangata.

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  1. Transmitted from wild animals to people? Didn’t you read our blog Secrets of Aids and Ebola Facts Journal? Ebola or Marburg is developed in biowarfare laboratoies in the fiftees and sixtees of the last century…

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