The World Health Organisation, WHO says effective vaccine accounted for the success in the fight against Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo, DRC.

WHO Director-General, Tedros Ghebreyesus, who said this at a news conference in Geneva, added that the agency had celebrated the end of the Ebola outbreak in Congo.

Democratic Republic of the Congo declared on June 25 that 10th Ebola outbreak in the country was over.

Many of the same public health measures that have been successful in stopping Ebola like case-finding, isolation, testing, contact tracing and respectful careers the same measures that countries are now deploying against COVID-19.

According to Ghebreyesus, it is clear that to bring coronavirus under control, and to save lives, effective vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics, are needed in unprecedented quantities and at an unprecedented speed.