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Monkeypox: from the Congo to the world

A recent outbreak of monkeypox has health officials worried. Did you know that although we have really no monkeypox vaccine, some countries have stored vaccines? Tens of millions of doses of smallpox vaccination are kept around the world as insurance against terrorism or conflict, and they help protect against...

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New sacrifices to Monkeypox in Congo

Despite the fact that at least 20 nations are still dealing with surprise outbreaks not seen in years, nine deaths were reported of monkeypox in Congo in 2022, while Nigeria recorded its first fatality from the disease this year, according to the countries’ health officials. According to Dr. Aime Alongo,...

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Ebola in Congo Again

25 April 2022 – After a new case of Ebola was discovered, health officials inside the Democratic Republic of Congo announced a new outbreak. According to CNN, the case was confirmed in a 31-year-old male who started showing signs on April 5 and went to a nearby health care facility...

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COVID Vaccination still lagging in Congo

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is among the world’s lowest COVID-19 immunization rates, with only 0.87 percent of the population receiving even one dose. While the country got 8.2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine, it only managed to give 528,000 of them, accounting for little under 11...

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