Ebola has killed nearly 2, people in eastern Congo alone since August The disease is spread through contact with the bodily fluids of an infected person. WHO said Friday that cases have reached 3, in Congo, with 1, confirmed deaths and some survivors.
In Tokyo, meanwhile, doctors from Congo and Uganda received a medical prize from the Japanese government on Friday for their outstanding achievements in the fields of medical research and medical services in Africa. The third Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize went to Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum, a year-old Congolese who contributed to the discovery of the Ebola virus, and year-old Francis Gervase Omaswa from Uganda who dedicated himself to nurturing health care workers.
The Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize is named after a Japanese biologist who made his name in bacteriology before dying of yellow fever in Ghana in while researching the disease.
It is given to individuals and organizations that have made contributions to the advancement of medical research and services in Africa, on the sidelines of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, which ended earlier in the day in Yokohama. Muyembe-Tamfum, currently general director of the National Institute of Biomedical Research in Kinshasa, received the prize for the medical research category, while Omaswa, executive director of the African Center for Global Health and Social Transformation in Kampala, received the award for the medical services category.
Insecurity has been one factor in a region where rebel groups have fought for control of mineral-rich lands for decades.ncof.co.uk/espaoles-en-la-mar-y-en-ultramar-biblioteca.php
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Ebola also has spread because of mistrust by communities who have also staged attacks against health workers. In June, a family of Congolese with some sick family members crossed into Uganda via a bush path.
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