Congo confirms one death amid Ebola outbreak; 'mass vaccination may fail'

Liberia Turns Towards Normalcy As Fight Continues To Eradicate Ebola

Ebola virus disease, which most commonly affects people and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees), is caused by one of five known Ebola viruses. With the average fatality rate at roughly 50 percent, the World Health Organization and the authorities are determined in controlling the outbreak.

Donald Trump on Tuesday announced cuts of $252 million in Ebola response funds, which he called part of a move to end "irresponsible spending".

As of 11 May 2018, there are a total of 34 cases, with 18 deaths (case fatality rate 52.9%), among which two cases are confirmed, 14 suspected and 18 probable.

According to a study, Ebola outbreak can be controlled only through isolation of patients and surveillance on the disease.

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Nigerian health authorities have raised the alert level for Ebola after reported deaths in the Democratic Republic of Congo were linked to the Ebola viral hemorrhagic fever.

The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission.

Cases have already been reported in three separate locations around Bikoro, and Mr Salama warned there was a clear risk the disease could spread to more densely populated areas.

"The country is requesting it, and the response is underway", he said Friday. The ministry and the World Health Organization have developed a plan to respond to the outbreak over the next three months.

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Sawyer, also a Liberian American, died at a healthcare facility and infected with several medical employees, for example Stella Ameyo Adedavoh, a physician who dared orders to allow him to depart the hospital and stored Nigeria out of a mass outbreak in the procedure.

It is the ninth time Ebola has been recorded in the central African nation, whose eastern Ebola River gave the deadly virus its name when it was discovered there in the 1970s, and comes less than a year after its last outbreak, which killed eight people. The last outbreak occurred there in 2017 in the northern Bas Uele province. The last Ebola outbreak in RC Congo broke out in 2017 but was quickly contained due to timely alert and joint efforts by the government, WHO, and other global partners.

17 people are reported to have died from the latest outbreak in the town since December past year, according to the country's health ministry.

The risk of an Ebola outbreak in the United Kingdom remains negligible, it added. Surprisingly, the Ministry of Health and the Lilongwe District Health Office in particular and other border districts received vehicles to deal with Ebola but it appears the vehichles are being misused and are not used for their intended purposes.

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