Via mediacongo.net: News - Ituri: no ebola virus in Mukambo and Geti after laboratory analysis. The Google translation:
Samples taken from a woman who died last weekend in Mukambo in Mahagi territory and a suspect case in Geti in Irumu territory and sent to the mobile laboratory in Beni, North Kivu for analysis, were negative.
The vice governor of Ituri province who delivers the news to Bunia News however invites the population not to give up and continue to observe the hygiene measures.
"Both suspected cases were negative after analysis at the laboratory of the National Institute for Biological Research, INRB. But it does not mean that we must cross our arms, we ask the people to keep the rules of hygiene and as soon as there is a suspect case, to seize the nearest medical facilities "said Pacific Keta Upar.
The Ituri province in northeastern DRC is under threat from this deadly virus and part of its territory, Mambasa, neighboring Beni in North Kivu, epicenter of the disease, is already affected.
The movement of the population between the two neighboring provinces is significant and the risk of contagion remains high despite some preventive measures taken by the authorities, including washing hands at the various entry points.