Four people have been confirmed dead after a new breakout of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
As the world is still combating the highly deadly Covid-19 virus, Congo Health Minister Eteni Longondo has confirmed another deadly virus break out in the country.
The governor of the Equateur province, where the me w cases were discovered, Bobo Boloko Bolumbu also confirmed the deaths on local radio, reported The Telegraph.
He said: “The laboratory has given us the information that all the deaths analysed since the 18th of May are a consequence of the Ebola virus. However, for precision, the samples have been sent to the INRB for quality control.
“I ask the population to be calm and continue to respect hygiene measures. Regularly wash your hands with soap. Don’t say greet with your hands. Don’t touch ill or dead people who had a fever or bleeding,” he added.