12 killed in rebel attacks in Congo's Ebola outbreak region
12 killed in rebel attacks in Congo's Ebola outbreak region
Ebola Plan ‘being updated’ Article by Barbados Today Published on July 23, 2019
24 July, 2019, 08:27
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has activated its national Ebola Virus Disease Response Plan in response to the declaration of the Ebola Virus Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It has killed more than 1,700 people and infected more than 800 others.
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Health Minister Oly Ilunga, left, and Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, director of the National Institute for Biomedical Research, in a live broadcast on the United Nations radio station Radio Okapi in Beni, North Kivu in 2018.
More than 1,600 people have died since last August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region that has been described as a health war zone.
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Though the disease has yet to spread beyond the DRC, its risk of doing so is high, especially as cases have begun to crop up in Goma, near the border with Rwanda. The town sits on the Rwandan border.
The declaration was made by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on July 17, 2019. A PHEIC is defined in the IHR (2005) as, "an extraordinary event which is determined to constitute a public health risk to other States through the global spread of disease and to potentially require a coordinated worldwide response". Tamfum was part of the team that investigated the first known Ebola outbreak in 1976.
"National authorities should work with airlines, airports and other transport and tourism industries to encourage communication and collaboration, and to ensure that the measures adopted are in line with World Health Organization guidance for travel and transport during outbreaks", the joint statement read. "Extraordinary work has been done for nearly a year under the most hard circumstances". 'The PHEIC should not be used to stigmatize or penalize the very people who are most in need of our help'.
The vaccine was developed during the epidemic in West Africa and has been available throughout the latest outbreak.
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