Ebola death toll in Democratic Republic of Congo climbs to 2000!

The Death toll of Congo’s year long Ebola outbreak has climbed to over 2000 as revealed by Government data on Friday as responders battle to overcome community mistrust and security problems.

The Government also reported that the number of confirmed and probable cases had hit above 3000 in what has become the second worst epidemic of the virus till date.

Despite the availability of effective treatments and vaccine, health workers have been struggling to control the spread of the disease especially in remote areas of east Congo where many locals are wary of the response efforts.

The number of deceased is said to be 2006, while the number of confirmed cases is 3004 as reported by the Congo Government.

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