US News DRC: personnel responsible for the fight against Ebola in the North-West on strike

01:15  05 august  2020
01:15  05 august  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

"Suspected" case in North Korea: "The vicious virus has entered the country", according to Kim Jong-un

 A health advertisement with a hint of propaganda. North Korea reported on Sunday a first "suspected" case of Covid-19, and ordered the confinement of the city of Kaesong (in the South) where it was detected. At the same time, the country has placed itself in a state of "maximum emergency" to curb the scourge. The official KCNA agency claims that this case concerns a person who "returned on July 19 after illegally crossing the line" with South Korea.

" In the fight against Ebola , we tend to overmedicalize our response and put faith in our financial, logistical, and technical capabilities , supporting the Health Ministry in confronting the challenges of Ebola . Abdou Salam Gueye, WHO’s on-site operations coordinator, sums up the situation: "Our role

Key facts about the second largest outbreak of the disease in history.

The eleventh Ebola epidemic was declared on June 2 in Mbandaka, the capital of Equateur province. The latest official report shows 73 cases and 32 deaths.

The tenth epidemic of hemorrhagic fever, the deadliest on Congolese soil declared on August 1, 2018 in the region of Beni (North Kivu, East), killed 2,277 people. Its end was officially declared on June 25.

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North Korea: A nuclear site threatened by flooding .
NORTH KOREA-NUCLEAR-FLOOD: North Korea: A nuclear site threatened by flooding © Reuters / Airbus Defense & Space / 38 North NORTH KOREA : NUCLEAR SITE THREATENED BY FLOODS SEOUL (Reuters) - Satellite imagery shows that recent flooding in North Korea may have damaged pumping stations connected to the country's largest nuclear site, an American think tank announced Thursday.

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