EVD kills four people of (Democratic Republic of the Congo), WHO confirms.

Ebola knocks after Corona in Congo, four people dead, WHO also confirms
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After the global epidemic corona virus which has spread all over the world, Ebola virus has knocked in Congo. This has been confirmed by the local authorities as well as the World Health Organization. According to the information, six new cases of Congo Ebola have been reported, four of them have died.

According to information, Congo health officials said on Monday that six new cases of Ebola virus have been reported in the western city of Mabandaka. Four of these patients have died. Let it be said that this is the second time after the year 2018, new cases of Ebola virus have been reported in Congo.

The Director General of the World Health Organization, Tedros, said that the Congo's Health Ministry has informed the Ebola virus cases. However, in the city where there have been cases of Ebola virus, there has been no case of Corona virus so far. However, around 3,000 cases of corona have so far been reported across the Congo. He said that Corona and Ebola have no relationship.

EVD is a regional disease in the tropical rainforest region of Africa, which spreads when an infected person comes into contact with fluids released from the body. Symptoms include a sudden onset of fever, weakness, muscle aches, and a sore throat.

This is followed by vomiting, diarrhea and in some cases internal and external bleeding. There is a risk of death from excessive bleeding. In humans, it is transmitted through direct contact with infected animals such as chimpanzees, bats and deer.

Bit about EVD virus

The disease was first identified in 1976, in two simultaneous outbreaks: one in Nzara (a town in South Sudan) and the other in Yambuku (Democratic Republic of the Congo), a village near the Ebola River from which the disease takes its name. the common symptoms of ebola virus is redness of eye, vomiting, high fever. virus spread from person to person with the help of fluidity like sweat, saliva, blood etc.

precaution of the evd is very similar to the covid-19 virus, maintain correct distance from suspect, wash our hand frequently , cover your face with mask and use proper PPE equipment in case of close contact with the suspected patient.

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