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Ebola: WHO Traces Contacts In DR Congo’s After New Case



The World Health Organization (WHO), says it has identified more 100 people who came into contact with a new case of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

It says they are being closely monitored for symptoms and vaccinations will start in the next few days.

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Over the weekend the health authorities declared the third Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province since 2018.

A 31-year-old man who contracted the virus in the city of Mbandaka died.

DR Congo has experienced 14 outbreaks which have claimed thousands of lives.

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