KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The Latest on Congo’s Ebola outbreak (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week has tested positive for the virus, hours after their 1-year-old daughter was confirmed to have the disease. The Ebola coordinator for North Kivu province, Dr. Aruna Abedi, confirmed the latest case to The Associated Press. The two new cases on Thursday are the first direct transmission of Ebola inside Goma, a city of more than 2 million people on the Rwandan border. Congo’s presidency has said the entire family is at high risk and that it is likely other family members will be confirmed to have Ebola. ___ 3:55 p.m. Congo’s presidency says the border is open again with Rwanda hours after its eastern neighbor closed it over the deadly Ebola outbreak. Congo had protested the closure, which went against international health recommendations. The closure occurred Thursday morning as the first case of direct transmission of the Ebola virus was confirmed in Goma, the Congo city of more than 2 million people on the Rwandan border. The health ministry has said the 1-year-old daughter of the man who died… Read full this story
- Ebola outbreak in Congo declared a global health emergency
- Idris Elba's wife Sabrina turns heads in shimmering metallic gown as she joins the actor and her step-daughter Isan at Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw LA premiere
- In Rawalpindi, custodial death victim’s family blocks IJP Road
- Watch: Navy officer's 60-year-old wife rescues 20 kg python in Kerala with bare hands
- Power of social media: Indian expat arrested after wife posts video asking for help
- WHO declares Ebola outbreak in DRC "emergency of int'l concern"
- Possible cover-up of Ebola outbreak in Tanzania prompts travel warnings
- Hundreds Gather as DR Congo Buries Massacre Victims
- Death toll from ebola outbreak in DRC rises to 2,209: AU
- Flu Hits More Than 4.4K Georgians, 1 Death, As Virus Spreads
The Latest: Wife of Ebola victim in Goma has the virus have 318 words, post on apnews.com at August 1, 2019. This is cached page on VietMaz. If you want remove this page, please contact us.