Second Worst Outbreak Of Ebola Virus Disease

As the ebola virus disease is a rare and deadly disease in the people and nonhuman primates. The viruses that cause the ebola virus disease are locating mainly in the sub-Saharan Africa region. A total of 1,803 lives have being loosing in the second worst outbreak of Ebola on record; according to figures in the data obtaining.

Then the Democratic Republic of Congo’s pointman on the crisis; Jean-Jacques Muyembe, saying by an second person had died of Ebola in Goma; a densely populating city on the border with Rwanda; that has transport links to many parts of East Africa. An Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo sharply widening according to the studies.

The first anniversary of the outbreak, with one death and another diagnosis reported and the quarantining of 15 people in a previously unaffected province. A patient who was confirming with Ebola in Goma has died. Every measure has been taking to block the chain of transmission. As the chief Ebola coordinator in the North Kivu province which has borne the brunt of the outbreak since it began on August 1 last year said a third person had testing positive for the disease.

Outbreak of ebola virus

People can getting ebola virus disease through direct contact with an infecting animal (bat or nonhuman primate) or a sick or dead person infecting with Ebola virus. However, vaccination had starting at the affecting health centre. Medical staff and those who had contact with the patient, and those who had contact with them, have been prioritising.

An Ebola response official said the third confirmed case was the one year old daughter of the second Goma patient; a father of 10 who had died at the same centre earlier in the week. Health experts fear outbreaks in major cities, where population density and high mobility make it far harder to isolate patients and trace contacts compared to the countryside.

Attacks on health workers

Attacks on health workers have had a devastating effect, with seven murdering and more than 50 seriously hurt, according to an unofficial tally. Economic and human exchanges are very intense,” the Central African Republic’s health minister, Pierre Somse, warned last week. There is no approving vaccine or treatment for ebola virus disease.

But research on ebola virus disease focusing on finding the virus’ natural host, developing vaccines to protect at-risk populations; and discovering therapies to improve treatment of the disease. One key challenge will be protecting doctors and nurses trying to contain the virus.