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Ebola Death Toll Rises to 36 in DR Congo

by Sheela Philomena on October 4, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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 Ebola Death Toll Rises to 36 in DR Congo

In the Democratic Republic of Congo an outbreak of Ebola fever has killed up to 36 people, according to new report by the health ministry.

The ministry said that 20 confirmed cases have been recorded, as well as 32 likely and 29 suspected as of September 29.

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They said that among the 36 deaths, 10 were confirmed to have been a direct result of the killer virus.

They also said that the number of people under observation had risen to 216 since the outbreak was first reported in mid-August in the eastern Orientale province.

The vast majority of cases were reported in and around the town of Isiro.

DR Congo has recorded eight outbreaks of Ebola, one of the world's most virulent diseases, since the virus was first reported near a river that gave it its name in 1976.

Source: AFP
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