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DRC Ebola Death Toll Rises to 164

The Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo has led to 164 deaths, health authorities said.

In mid-October, Congolese authorities said they were facing a “second wave” of the outbreak centered on Beni, a town in North Kivu near the border with Uganda.

The epicenter had earlier been focused on Mangina, a town about 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Beni.

In total, 257 cases had been recorded in the region, of which 222 were confirmed and 35 were probable, since the start of the outbreak at the beginning of August, the Congolese Health Ministry said in a bulletin read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com


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