The organism was confirmed five deaths from laboratory analysis. Furthermore, it is suspected that some 18 health workers in the district of Haut-Uele are infected and are under observation.
The WHO spokesman in Geneva, Fadela Chaib said that works to identify how the virus is spreading lethal
“It is unusual that the first person to be diagnosed with the virus is a health worker. We need to know who attended or people with whom he had contact. The situation is serious, but we have a very good coordination with the health authorities of the country, “said Chaib.
He added that WHO has deployed several teams in the field that will remain there until the termination of the outbreak.