Though he noted that more than 91,000 people have been vaccinated against the virus, and patients in Ebola treatment centers (ETCs) have a 60% survival rate, healthcare workers will not be the key to ending this outbreak.
Death toll reported from the outbreak since August 1, 2018 was 629 with last week recording 58 new cases, the highest ever in a similar period since the reemergence of the outbreak.
The director-general of the World Health Organization says recent attacks on Ebola treatment centers in Congo threaten to reverse the gains that have been made in fighting the epidemic. The United States also pulled out its government employees last summer.
Even before the outbreak, Kivu was the site of increasing conflict. More than 1,000 people have been confirmed to have been infected, and hundreds have already died from it.
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Moreover, strict border screenings have prevented the disease from spreading outside of the affected provinces.
A woman weeps at the grave of a relative as people mark the National Memorial Day at the Disco Hill safe burial site, designated to bury Ebola victims, in Margibi County, Liberia, on March 13.
"Despite the increased frequency of attacks by armed groups, WHO will stay the course and will work with communities to end this outbreak together with the Ministry of Health and partners", added Tedros.
The worst Ebola outbreak in history killed over 11,000 people in West Africa between 2014 and 2016, reported the World Health Organization (WHO). "We need redoubled support from the worldwide community, and a commitment to push together to bring this outbreak to an end".