Rospotrebnadzor reported the appearance of an unknown deadly disease in Liberia, its symptoms resemble the Ebola fever.
The disease is manifested by fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
According to experts, most likely the cause of the disease could be the use of infected foods or water.
The department also reported that the World Health Organization registered 28 cases since April 23, with 12 patients having died.
The disease was identified among adults in one of the areas bordering Sierra Leone.
Rospotrebnadzor noted that experts of the World Health Organization and several other international organizations are involved in the investigation. At the same time, experts of the Russian-Guinea research center for epidemiology and the prevention of infectious diseases are ready to provide comprehensive assistance.