Russian scientists began work in the DRC, where they found the Ebola virus

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Popov Traveloperator in fotobanka during an interview at the stand of the International news Agency Russia today on IV Eastern economic forumRussian scientists began work in the DRC, where they found the Ebola virus© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Traveloperator the image Bank

Russian scientists began work affected by the Ebola the Democratic Republic of the Congo, told RIA Novosti the head of Rospotrebnadzor Anna Popova.

According to the who, currently in the DRC reported 121 Ebola cases, of which 91 laboratory confirmed. From the disease died at 81.

«This week a group of Russian scientists working in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We are here with expert visit. A meeting was held with the leadership of the health Committee, there is an agreement about the interaction between our scientists,» — said Popov in an interview on the sidelines of the WEF.

According to her, the group included representatives from such agencies as center of Virology and biotechnology «Vector», Russian research anti-plague Institute «Microbe», research Institute of epidemiology and Microbiology them. Pasteur.

«The epidemiological situation in the Congo, Ebola is not stabilized,» — said Popov.

Fourth Eastern economic forum will be held at the site of the far Eastern Federal University campus on the Russian island on September 11-13. MIA «Russia today» is the General information partner of the WEF.

Russian scientists began work in the DRC, where they found the Ebola virusIV international economic forum

Source