Number of Ebola Cases in DR Congo Tops 2,000

An escalating Ebola epidemic in conflict-wracked eastern DR Congo has surpassed the 2,000 cases mark, two-thirds of which have been fatal, according to government figures. Since August last year, there have been 2,008 confirmed and probable cases with a death toll of 1,346, the Democratic Republic of Congo health ministry said late on Monday.

  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Number of Ebola Cases Tops 2,000

    Deutsche Welle, 4 June 2019

    The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a response to the world's… Read more »

An Ebola tratment centre at a hospital in Beni in the DR Congo's North Kivu province.

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