Focus: Infection Control

Ebola outbreak surpasses 3,000 cases

September 9, 2019

The ebola outbreak in the Congo —  the second-largest, second-deadliest in history — had exceeded 3,000 cases and 2,000 deaths, according to an article on the ABC News website. 

A total of 3,004 people have reported Ebola symptoms  in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo since Aug. 1, 2018.

There have been 2,006 deaths so far, including 1,901 people who died from confirmed cases of Ebola. The other deaths are considered probable cases. 

The World Health Organization's director-general has described the outbreak as more complex than the deadlier 2014-2016 epidemic in West Africa due to the region's political and security instability, attacks on health workers, a highly mobile population and community mistrust and misinformation.

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