DR Congo Hit By Ebola Outbreak

The disease has returned to the country, more than two years since its last major outbreak, the World Health Organization announced on Friday.



Health authorities have identified nine people who were suffering from a hemorrhagic fever in Bas-Uele province in the northeast of the country (file photo).

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    Deutsche Welle, 12 May 2017

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    Deutsche Welle, 15 November 2014

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