December 23rd According to CNN on the 22nd, a female patient in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has symptoms similar to Ebola hemorrhagic fever, but her Ebola virus test is still negative.
Local medical experts said that the woman may have been infected with an unknown pathogen with a mortality rate of up to 90%.
The report said that the female patient, from a remote town in northwest Democratic Republic of the Congo, has developed high fever and diarrhea symptoms similar to Ebola haemorrhagic fever, but her Eboli virus test has always been negative.
Local experts suspect that she is not infected with Eboli virus, but an unknown pathogen with similar symptoms, and the woman may be the zero patient of the mysterious disease.
Experts also worry that the death rate of this mysterious disease may be as high as 50 to 90% as Ebola.
Tamfem, the discoverer of Ebola virus and director of the National Institute of Biomedical Research of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, also warned that this is not the plot of science fiction, but based on scientific facts, many unknown pathogens are hidden in Africa’s tropical rainforest, which pose a great threat to human beings.