24 Ebola patients flee treatment center in Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo’ s health ministry said that 24 patients possess fled an Ebola treatment center in Beni on Thursday.

The patients had to flee when it came under attack by people protesting the particular cancellation of Sunday’ s presidential election in the eastern city.

Ministry spokeswoman Jessica Ilunga told Reuters that 17 of the patients acquired already tested negative for Ebola, while seven had not yet been examined.

Ilunga said that three patients had already returned to the middle while health workers were in contact with 17 others to coordinate their come back.

Health officials have addresses and phone numbers for the remaining 4, she added