‘Flu-Like Illness’ in the DRC: Is it Covid-19?

At least 14 people have died of an unidentified flu-like illness in Kasongo-Lunda, in the DRC province of Kwango, Digital Congo reports.
Most of the deaths so far have been seniors, according to Radio Okapi via H5N1, which reports at least 180 cases since early January. 

Rapid COVID-19 tests have so far have been negative. Additional samples have been sent to DRC’s Institut National de la Recherche Biomedicale out for further testing.

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