Ebola meets Walikale province of the DRC, South Kivu cases

Ebola meets Walikale province of the DRC, South Kivu cases

The Congolese authorities confirmed a new Ebola case in the Walikale province, remotely controlled by the militia, hundreds of kilometers away as previous cases were near the border with Uganda and Rwanda, and the Ministry of Health said overnight.

Pinga, as the case is reported, is located about 150 km (about 95 miles) northwest of Goma, one of the towns affected by the Ebola epidemic, and far beyond the heart of the epidemic in Butembo. and Beni.

The ministry also confirmed the third case in the South Kivu region, more than 700 km (430 miles) south of where the first case was detected.

REUTERS

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