WHO Braced for Six More Months of Ebola in DR Congo
The latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed over 209 people, World Health Organization emergency response chief Peter Salama says.
"It is very hard to predict timeframes in an outbreak as complicated as this, with so many variables that are outside our control, but certainly we're planning on at least another six months before we can declare this outbreak over," Salama told the media in Geneva.
Health workers practice proper donning of protective gear during the training on vaccination against Ebola.
WHO, 13 November 2018
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