The second most deadly eruption of Ebola in history is called global health emergency relief from the World Health Organization after a case has been confirmed in the border town of Congo with two million people with an international airport.
The WHO has finally announced the outbreak that killed 1600 people in August as an urgent international public health concern after confirming a case in Goma, northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a city with an international high- traffic near the border checkpoints with Rwanda. In addition, a sick fish merchant traveled to Uganda and back before dying from the Ebola, increasing the likelihood of the disease spreading to this country outside the existing clusters.
Although the risk of spreading the region is high, it remains low outside the region, said the WHO Chief of Staff, Theros Agamemnon Géburius, adding that the declaration should not be used to "stigmatize or sanction those people who, many need our help . "While he denied it was done for financial reasons, he warned that the DRC needed funding otherwise we would pay for it
The agency also warned against closing the boundaries of the decision or imposing restrictions on the trade and travel of the DRC, referring to the negative impact on response and life and living
The statement was welcomed by health experts concerned about the repetition of the Ebola epidemic in 2014, which saw that the WHO strain his legs to declare extraordinary but a situation until the virus is angry over three countries. – partly out of fear of anger and economic damage from participating countries. The WHO Emergency Committee for Ebola in the DRC has three times refused to identify the current epidemic as a global emergency, which is only four times in history.
The response to the epidemic has so far been hindered by the place that the WHO politely calls " a complex political environment "and Ghebreyesus more frankly called" military zone "at the committee meeting on Wednesday. Ebola is new to the region and its inhabitants are not aware of the disease, a factor that blames the authorities for the suspicion and even hostility of health workers.
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