"The goal of this communication is therefore to request you to enhance your surveillance systems and preparedness and have a high index of suspicion for Ebola, urgently report any alerts to Public Health Emergency Operation Centre on Toll free phone line 0800203033 and/ or Ministry of Health on 0800100066", Dr. Mwebesa noted.
Congo's health ministry says that it is preparing to begin Ebola vaccinations Wednesday in the eastern city of Beni and neighboring Mangina village where the outbreak was announced last week.
World Health Organization has said 3,000 doses of the vaccine are still in DR Congo's capital, Kinshasa, and that it can access up to 300,000 more on short notice. Although the massive refugee population makes identification, isolation, and treatment more hard, the country's health ministry announced that 879 people who have had contact with Ebola patients have so far been identified.
But the new outbreak in the East of the DRC is on track to dwarf the one that sparked global panic in earlier this summer in the North West. Investigations are ongoing, but as of August 3, a total of 43 Ebola virus cases, including 33 deaths, have been reported, and another 33 suspected cases are pending lab testing.
DRC authorities still have on hand thousands of doses of the Merck vaccine, Reuters reports.
The scenario of the disease poses other challenges, as it is a zone of conflict in which several armed groups operate and there is an active contraband given its proximity to the borders with Rwanda and Uganda.
Dr Derek Gatherer, a virologist from Lancaster University, warned the outbreak earlier this summer was "reminiscent" of the 2014 Ebola pandemic. The major barrier will be safely accessing the affected population'.
"On the scale of degree of difficulty, trying to extinguish an outbreak of a deadly, high-threat pathogen in a war zone reaches the top of any of our scales", Salama tells ScienceInsider.
This will be the first time Nick Fury and Maria Hill have encountered Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Jackson and Cobie Smulders have joined the cast of the Spider-Man sequel, which is now shooting in Europe.
He's reportedly a personal friend to Putin, occasionally appearing on Russian state TV to speak on his views, Reuters reports. Seagal, 66, starred in Hollywood action movies such as Above The Law (1988), Hard To Kill (1990), and Under Siege (1992).
Young English fast bowler Sam Curran was declared "man of the match" for his exceptional bowling and batting (63) performance. Looking to unwind after four intense days of cricket, the veteran pacer made a decision to play a round of golf on Sunday.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from Senate Republican weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2018. CNN host Alisyn Camerota led off with Trump's "performance" in Helsinki at his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin .
Specific categories will be determined at a later date, but the winning moments will be edited and aired in a later broadcast. The 91st Annual Academy Awards, honoring the film achievements of 2018, will take place February 24, 2019.
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Apart from the original Fallout trilogy, Fallout games have typically been released on Steam - and why wouldn't they? The upcoming Fallout 76 B.E.T.A. (Break it Early Test Application) won't simply be a vertical slice of the game.
To make things even more interesting, we now have another leak that puts Google's upcoming Pixel 3 XL front and center. There seems to be a plastic box in the middle of the headphone cord, which might be for an in-line remote.
The Tesla board responded to the proposal earlier Wednesday morning, indicating that it is evaluating things. They did not include Mr Musk, his brother Kimbal Musk, and Steve Jurvetson, a venture capitalist.
Rand Paul: Russian delegation to visit Capitol Hill
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Hurricane, tropical storm are swirling off western Mexico
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GOP Congressman Arrested on Insider Trading Charges
In a statement shared by the congressman's office, Collins' lawyers pledged to "mount a vigorous defense to clear his good name". An indictment from a grand jury also charges Collins's son, Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of his fiancee.
Indonesia quake deaths top 130, aid effort intensifies
In December 2004, a magnitude-9.1 quake off Sumatra island triggered a tsunami that killed 230,000 people in a dozen countries. A mother bath her daughter in a bucket after their home in Sembalun Bumbung was destroyed by the Lombok natural disaster .