EBOLA outbreak currently raging in the Democratic Republic of Congo is in danger of spiraling out of control as a result of an ongoing election dispute, health officials say is damaging public trust.
Global health teams have issued EBOLA outbreakwarning as they battle to contain what is already the world’s second largest Ebola epidemic. Infectious disease expert Jeremy Farrar said fostering confidence in health authorities is essential when fighting a disease that can spread furiously through communities where local services are scant and patients are often scared to come forward to government or international response teams. Mr Farrar, who recently visited the central African country with a World Health Organization (WHO) leadership team, said: “When you have political instability, public health always suffers.
On election day, President Kabila’s regime delayed voting in areas in the east of the country, where the outbreak is centered, triggering attacks on an Ebola center by angry protesters, with resident Justin Safari saying: “Delaying over the Ebola outbreak is not good enough a reason.
”Ebola spreads through contact with bodily fluids. It causes hemorrhagic fever with severe vomiting, diarrhea and bleeding.
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