All field activities were suspended on Saturday 17 November and the emergency operations center remained closed. All teams stayed in their hotels.
On the evening of November 16, 2018, an armed group attacked the Boikene district of Rwenzori in the city of Beni, intending to attack one of the Monusco bases. The peacekeepers reacted immediately, after a few hours of war, the rebel group reacted to the hotels responding to several teams and several meters from the emergency operation center of the Ebola intervention.
Minister of Health Oly Ilunga Kalenga, overlooking the severity of slowing the efforts of the intervention teams to injure me once again and end the Ebola outbreak. Secondly, it remains dangerous in Beni, where national and international teams continue to work alongside the population to end the epidemic.
The alliance of armed groups, including the Alliance's Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), is continuing to complicate the Ebola reaction in North Kivu province, where death rates and new Ebola incidents continue.
Since the outbreak of the epidemic, the number of cumulative cases is 358, 311 of them have been validated and 47 & apos; In total there were 213 confirmed Ebola deaths, including 166 confirmed and 47 possible. 57 suspected cases. Six new cases were confirmed this Saturday. One of them was four, including one in Me, one in Katwa, one in Kalunguta and two in New and two in Me and Katwa. In the meantime, more than 31,000 people have been vaccinated against the epidemic since the outbreak.
The closure of the targeted geographical vaccine was also announced in the Kanihunga village in the health zone of Kalunguta. Targeted geographic vaccination, which is wider than traditional generations of vaccination, involves the vaccination of several houses, or even a village or district, around a confirmed case where safety conditions do not allow the necessary research to be made to establish the list. Contact.
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