Skip to comments.Rwanda reopens border with DR Congo after closing it for several hours following Ebola deaths
Posted on 08/01/2019 10:25:56 AM PDT by dynachrome
Rwanda has reopened its border with the Democratic Republic of Congo after closing it for several hours, a reaction to three Ebola cases, two of them fatal, in a border city in the past month.
The border was closed after a third case of Ebola was detected in the border city of Goma, which has a population of more than 2 million people and has an international airport. Two people have already died there, according to the BBC.
The first confirmed case in Goma was a 46-year-old preacher who managed to pass through three health checkpoints on the way from Butembo. The third patient is the daughter of a miner who died on Wednesday. He had come from Ituri, another province where many cases have been confirmed. There is no link between the preacher and the other two victims.
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Ding Dong. Bring out yer dead.
Build a wall. A real tall wall. With barbed wire.
I knew a dude who was on a missions trip in the Congo about ten years ago during an ebola outbreak. Apparently it was extremely affordable.
Post to me or FReep mail to be on/off the Bring Out Your Dead ping list.
The purpose of the Bring Out Your Dead ping list (formerly the Ebola ping list) is very early warning of emerging pandemics, as such it has a high false positive rate.
So far the false positive rate is 100%.
At some point we may well have a high mortality pandemic, and likely as not the Bring Out Your Dead threads will miss the beginning entirely.
*sigh* Such is life, and death...
If a quarantine saves just one child's life, it's worth it.
That’s gonna make it easier when I visit on my summer vacation.
The border was closed after a third case of Ebola was detected in the border city of Goma,
which has a population of more than 2 million people and has an international airport.
Two people have already died there, according to the BBC.
Hat tip to dynachrome and nullie !
Oooh, several hours. Yeah, that should stop it dead in its tracks.
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