The who said the threat of new outbreaks of Ebola in Africa

New outbreaks of Ebola can occur in African countries, a need for more large-scale vaccination, said RIA Novosti the representative of who on the Ebola outbreak in the DRC, Nga Nsenga.

He noted that vaccination will be a key solution to this problem.

"Vaccination is definitely a good way, but at the moment I don't think the vaccine will give those who are outside of flash, it is available only to people who had contact with infected people, when the outbreak occurs," added Nsenga.

Speaking about the fight against the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Nsenga announced that the country is a sufficient number of medical personnel to fight the disease. However, the representative of who noted that the cost of dealing with the disease is very high, in particular due to the inaccessibility of the epicentre of the outbreak, creating additional logistical problems.

A new outbreak of Ebola was declared in the city of Mbandaka in the North-West of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on 1 June.

Earlier it was reported that the Deputy UN Secretary-General for humanitarian Affairs mark Lowcock has allocated $ 40 million from the Central Fund for emergency response to assist the Democratic Republic of Congo in the fight against Ebola.

The disease caused by Ebola virus - an acute viral infection that affects humans and some animals. The Ebola epidemic broke out in West Africa several years ago and has mainly affected three countries: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.

In July 2019 the who has described a new outbreak of the Ebola virus in the Congo as an emergency situation on an international scale.