Ebola outbreak death toll in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has risen to 200, reports the Health Ministry.
According to statistics released by the Ministry on Saturday, of the 200 cases confirmed in Beni and surrounding areas, 117 have died of the virus while 61 others recovered after treatment, Xinhua news agency reported.
‘World Health Organization stated that the 10th Ebola outbreak in DRC does not currently create a public health emergency of international concern.’
The DRC authorities declared the outbreak in North Kivu province on August 1. It was also reported in the northern province of Ituri.
The World Health Organization said the 10th Ebola outbreak in DRC does not currently constitute a public health emergency of international concern.