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Outbreak of the deadly disease in the Congo

September 3 2007

In the Congo, recorded outbreak of an unknown disease, deadly to humans. Now experts of the World Health Organization study the situation.

The primary symptoms are mostly fever, headache, diarrhea or intestinal pain and vomiting.

Among the cases, more than half - children up to ten years. At an unknown illness - a high level of deaths.

Cause of the disease also has not been established. Now experts from the WHO and Health Ministry officials Congo take samples for laboratory testing.

Local staff of Ministry of Health are taking measures to strengthen the sanitary and epidemic mode, checking water safety and other measures of hygiene among the population. Reports

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