Third Ebola Case Confirmed in DR Congo City of Goma

One person has died, a third diagnosis has been reported and 15 persons have been quarantined in Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Goma is home to more than a million people and lies directly on Congo's border with Rwanda, where tens of thousands cross on foot daily.


  • Congo-Kinshasa:  Second Ebola Case Confirmed in Goma

    DW, 31 July 2019

    Health officials fear an Ebola outbreak in the eastern DR Congo could spread in Goma. Earlier in July, the city of two million people registered its first case of the deadly virus. Read more »

Health workers talk to an Ebola patient, while a nurse consults a chart outside at an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo.


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