By NewsDesk @bactiman63
As of Thursday, March 11, the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in North Kivu, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), 12 total EVD cases have been reported (11 confirmed and one probable).
This includes 5 deaths.
DRC media are also reporting an Ebola Treatment Center (CTE) of Masoya, in Lubero territory, near Butembo in North Kivu, was vandalized by young people angry at the death of one of theirs Thursday.
Provincial minister of health in North Kivu, Doctor Nzanzu Salita Eugène said, “You heard that CTE / Masoya was attacked, but we are told that it was instead vandalized. By the way, these are young people from a village called Ngere, in the neighboring health area of Masoya. One of theirs died in isolation at the Masoya referral health center. They came to collect the body. And in this anger, they broke the chairs, the stools. And the population of Masoya, having understood the response to the Ebola virus disease, came to defend the CTE so that there was not much damage.”
The latest EVD outbreak, the 12th in DRC, was declared on February 7.
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