WHO Lists Zambia as At Risk of Ebola Outbreak


The World Health Organisation has place Zambia on a list of countries at risk from an Ebola disease outbreak.  This is due to the borders shared with the DRC.

The WHO representative Nathan Bakyaita has said there was a need for the country to be on high alert and that they would be ready to prevent any eventuality.

The WHO representative said this when Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya and North western province minister Naheniel Mubukwanu visited the centre were the Ebola rapid response preparedness team is being trained on handling any Ebola related cases.

And Dr. Chilufya has implored the public and health personnel in North Western Province to remain alert and report any suspected Ebola outbreak in the area because North western is a border province with the DRC where the disease has been detected.

The minister also assured the people in all border areas with the DRC not to panic over Ebola outbreak in Congo as his ministry is ready for any outbreak of the disease.


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